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The architecture critic Ada Louise Huxtable was 91 when she died last month. As she noted in a recollection in our memorial issue for Hilton Kramer last May, her first piece of criticism was written for Hilton when he was editing The Art Digest in the 1950s. Indefatigable till the end, her last published piece appeared in The Wall Street Journal, where she had been architecture critic since 1997, in December. In between, Ada Louise had carved out a distinguished career as a critic and as a custodian of the built environment. In 1965, after the demolition of McKim ...
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