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Pier notebook: Alma in Portuguese means ‘Ghost’

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There has been a lot of controversy surrounding the Pier Selection Committee’s apparent favoring of the design known as Alma. The featured tower that would replace the iconic inverted pyramid is among one of the public’s least favorite designs, according to three separate public surveys. So, those folks are going to really have fun with this one. Alma, in Portuguese, means ghost. And it would appear the design team behind the project knew that. In its original design document presented…

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