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Why Old is the New Green

Paramount Theater, Brooklyn, NY, 2008. 4,124 seats, opened (1928), hosted artists such as Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Miles Davis, Liberace and Frank Sinatra, closed (1962), used as gymnasium by Long Island University (from 1962). Image © Yves Marchand and Romain Meffre When it comes to sustainable architecture, the focus has …