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An earlier version of the present essay was presented at the Temple Hoyne Buell Center for the Study of American Architecture in 2015. The author would like to thank Reinhold Martin and the organizers of the Dissertation Colloquium for providing the opportunity to discuss his work. He also would like to recognize Beatriz Colomina, Denise Costanzo, Spyros Papapetros, David Smiley, and Claire Zimmerman's contributions as key to strengthening and clarifying the argument. Finally, Barry Bergdoll's remarks have proven invaluable.

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