INTERNATIONAL COALITION FOR THE PRESERVATION OF PARIS

EDITOR’s SELECTED INFORMAL BIBLIOGRAPHY OF WORK ON BEAUTY, PARIS DEVELOPMENT, AND SKYSCRAPERS

August 31, 2020

Mary Campbell Gallagher, J.D., Ph.D.

Post Office Box 1308 Gracie Station New York, NY 10028 212-327-2817 MCG@MaryCampbellGallagher.com

ARTICLES, OP-EDs, BOOK REVIEW and LETTER TO THE EDITOR

1. “Corrupting the Paris Skyline” (letter to the editor), International Herald Tribune, April 22, 2010

2. “Who Will Save the Skyline of Paris?” article, Planetizen.com, November 29, 2010 bit.ly/SsPMTf Posted on web site of SOS Paris in English. http://sosparis.free.fr/p3skylin.htm

Posted in French << Qui Sauvera L’Horizon de Paris? >> (trans. H. Hyman) http://sosparis.free.fr/p3fskyli.htm

3. “Can Parisians Defeat the Towers?” op-ed, BonjourParis.com, March 21, 2011 http://bit.ly/VYPfgx

4. “Peril to the Skyline in Paris,” Traditional Building Magazine (Forum), June 2011

5. “News: More Unwanted Paris High Rise Towers Ahead?” BonjourParis.com, November 26, 2011 http://bit.ly/WlAJMc

6. “Skyscrapers Threaten the Horizon of Paris,” article, Classicist.org, August 7, 2012 bit.ly/QQT563

7. “Paris Does Not Want or Need Skyscrapers,” op-ed, BonjourParis.com, October 11, 2012 bit.ly/SHqFzi

8. << ZAC Clichy-Batignolles : Une théorie architecturale aboutit à des projets déplorable ! >> (trans. Jan Wyers), SOS Paris Bulletin No.84 at 16, February 2012 http://sosparis.free.fr/bu11tins/sosp84.pdf

9. Michael W. Mehaffy with Mary Campbell Gallagher, “Conclusions from an Assessment of Three Major Redevelopment Projects inParis: Tour Triangle, Paris Rive Gauche, Clichy-Batignolles” (Portland, OR: Sustasis Foundation, in association with CEU and SOS-Paris, 2012). http://www.sustasis.net/CEU%20White%20Paper%20on%20Three%20Paris%20Projects.pdf

10. “A view from La Seine – Anne Hidalgo & NKM on the Parisian Skyline” (with Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi), article, Kings Road Magazine, March 17, 2014. http://www.kingsroad.it/?p=11819

11. “How to Destroy Paris,” Architecture Here and There, 9.19.16, https://architecturehereandthere.com/2016/09/19/paris-modernarchitecture-hidalgo/.

Republished as: “Protecting Paris,” The Wall Street Journal.com October 3, 2016. http://www.wsj.com/articles/protecting-paris-1475531652

Published in French as << Comment Detruire Paris? Une façade de verre sur la rue de Rivoli peut-elle rendre Paris plus vivant ? >> (trans. H. Hyman), Bulletin de SOS Paris. No. 98. Novembre-Decembre 2016, pp. 20-21 http://sosparis.free.fr/bu11tins/sosp98.pdf

12. “La Serenissima No More?” Review of Salvatore Settis, If Venice Dies, The New Criterion, March 2017, pp. 72-75

13. “Stop Skyscrapers in Paris,” Traditional Building Magazine (Forum), April 2018. https://www.traditionalbuilding.com/opinions/pariswithout-skyscrapers

14. “From Collective Masterpiece to Architectural Mayhem: City Hall Wants to Make Paris into a Modernist City,” Teatro Marittimo No.8, January 2020, pp. 44-53.

PRESS CONFERENCES, Paris

April 25, 2013, February 28, 2014

VIDEO

“Against Skyscrapers in Paris,” Paris, May 28, 2012. http://bit.ly/NAjrcD

SPEECHES AND PRESENTATIONS

1. “Is Paris in Peril?” (with Corinne LaBalme), National Arts Club, New York City, April 26, 2010

2. Organized and moderated program featuring Leonard Pitt, “Paris, Now and Then,” with added Paris skyscrapers segment including Corinne LaBalme, National Arts Club, New York City, November 2, 2010

3. “Paris is Not Alone in Opposing New Skyscrapers,” SOS Paris, Annual Meeting (keynote)(trans. H. Hyman), Paris, March 22, 2011

4. “The Grand Projects of Paris and Towers” (with Joanna Alimanestianu), National Arts Club, New York City, March 21, 2012

5. Organized and moderated program featuring Steven W. Semes, “The Future of the Past: Presenting a Conservation Ethic for Architecture, Urbanism, and Historic Preservation,” National Arts Club, New York City, May 23, 2012

6. “The Paris We All Love and Adore, Will Her Skyline Disappear?” Paris Soirees Dinner, Presentation, Paris, May 27, 2012

7. “Does Paris Need to Look Like New York?” The Youth Foundation, Annual Meeting (keynote), New York, April 17, 2013

8. “Saving the Paris Skyline,” Paris Soirees Dinner, Presentation, Paris, April 21, 2013

9. “The Destruction of Paris,” University of Notre Dame School of Architecture, South Bend, Indiana, October 8, 2014

10. “Will Development Destroy Paris?” Institute of Classical Architecture & Art, New York City, January 22, 2015

11. “How Will New Development Affect Paris?” Beaux Arts Alliance, New York City, February 17, 2015

12. “What Can Denver Learn From Paris?” Traditional Building Conference, Panel on Infill Development, Denver, Colorado, October 5, 2015.

13. “Paris Without Skyscrapers,” Beaux Arts Alliance, New York City, May 9, 2018.

14. “Will Skyscrapers Destroy the Beauty of Paris?” Paris American Club, New York City, presentation, February 25, 2020 (“Mardi Gras” meeting)

16. “Development Issues in Paris,” St. John’s College Alumni Association, New York City Chapter, presentation, May 31, 2020.

17. “Plans for skyscrapers in Paris,” members of the Coffee House in New York City, presentation, July 22, 2020.

INTERNATIONAL MEETING

Congress for European Urbanism (CEU) and SOS Paris, joint meeting, tour of proposed tower sites(initiated and organized by MCG, with support from Harold Hyman, Audun Engh, and Michael Mehaffy. October 1, 2011.

Date of Selected Informal Bibliography: September 1, 2020

BOOK of ESSAYS

Paris Without Skyscrapers: The Battle to Save the Beauty of the City of Light, Editor. International Coalition for the Preservation of Paris, ICPP, in cooperation with SOS Paris (forthcoming, Fall 2020)

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