Frank Gehry's Faulty Erection

Oct. 27 2008, Published 7:07 a.m. ET

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STATA Errata

Frank Gehry, pioneer of the architectural style known as Crazy Bunch of Crap Tossed Together at Odd Angles, may be backed into a corner of his own construction: The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is suing the architect, who designed its Stata Center, for unspecified damages, alleging that the structure "has persistent leaks, drainage problems, and mold growing on its brick exterior. It says accumulations of snow and ice have fallen dangerously from window boxes and other areas of its roofs, blocking emergency exits and causing damage." Not mentioned but implied in the suit: It's ugly as fuck. AP

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