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Paul Goldberger
Born (1950-12-04) December 4, 1950 (age 66)[1][2]
Passaic, New Jersey
Nationality USA
Alma mater Yale University (B.A., 1972)
Occupation architectural critic, journalist, educator
Spouse(s) Susan L. Solomon, co-founder and CEO of The New York Stem Cell Foundation
Children three sons: Adam, a composer for film and television in Los Angeles; Ben, journalist who is a senior editor at Time magazine in New York, and Alex, an Olympics researcher at NBC Sports.
Parent(s) Morris Goldberger, Edna Kronman[1]
Awards Pulitzer Prize for Distinguished Criticism (1984)
Vincent Scully Prize (2012) the leading figure in architecture

It fills one with a sense of architectural possibility.
The taste of people with large bank accounts tends not to be on the cutting edge.
Paul Goldberger
Los Angeles, Houston, Denver, Atlanta: those are all cities that really didn't get big, didn't hit their stride until the 20th century.
Paul Goldberger
For most of the nineteen-seventies, the official route map of the New York City subway system was a beautiful thing.
Paul Goldberger
We identify New York with the great bridges and tunnels and roadways and subway system and so forth.
Paul Goldberger
New York grew up before the automobile. And even though it's full of cars, its shape and form didn't get created around the automobile.
Paul Goldberger
Infrastructure creates the form of a city and enables life to go on in a city, in a certain way.
Paul Goldberger
Integrity has been enhanced.
I don't usually go in for reviews of buildings that aren't yet built, since you can tell only so much from drawings and plans, and, besides, has there ever been a building that didn't look great as a model?
Paul Goldberger