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Asia Society Gambles on the Future with a Pair of New Buildings

Trendspotters and futurists will tell you that the coming century belongs to Asia, and they’re probably right in that assessment. The war is over, Yankee dog. Global trends do have a way of shifting without much warning, but if you’re inclined to bet, it probably makes sense to bet on Asia’s continued rise. The Asia Society’s certainly doing so, opening a pair of new buildings in the coming months, each of which ran about $50 million, recession be damned. (FULL ARTICLE: Robin Pogrebin, The New York Times)