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To be fair, the so-called “Climate Change Rowhouse,” with its recycled tilework inspired “in part by 18th-century Portuguese facade work” and in part by clouds, is not everyone’s style. I paid a visit to Long Island City to see it for myself, and let’s just say I didn’t have any trouble finding it. But if I’d managed to design a house that used about 95 percent energy for heating and cooling than traditional homes, and which boasted a green roof and a solar powered water heater to boot, I’d want to be loud about it, too.

In Defense of the Ugliest House in Queens

For the record, I’ve lived in Queens my entire life and there are far uglier houses. 

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One lonely goose. I spotted this little fella wandering alone on the still frozen inlet in Long Island City. #lic #queens #nyc

One lonely goose. I spotted this little fella wandering alone on the still frozen inlet in Long Island City. #lic #queens #nyc

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A mirrored ceiling. A neon cove and a ceiling fan with clear blades. You know you’re in a #queens diner.

A mirrored ceiling. A neon cove and a ceiling fan with clear blades. You know you’re in a #queens diner.

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