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Sign this Petition and Help Save Paul Rudolph’s Orange County Government Center

Orange County Government Center by Paul Rudolph © New York Times - Tony Cenicola
Orange County Government Center by Paul Rudolph © New York Times - Tony Cenicola

Many of you may already be aware that Paul Rudolph’s iconic Orange County Government Center is at risk of being demolished. Leaky roofs and a damaging flood have convinced Orange Country executive director Eddie Diana to favor this dreadfully mundane neo-colonial office building over Rudolph’s Brutalist landmark. Cost is not an issue, as the price tag for the new building exceeds the cost to renovate the historical icon, and many understand the immense cultural value of preserving a legacy; however, this battle is nearing a loss and only solidarity will save it. The World Monuments Fund (WMF) has launched a petition to oppose the demolition. With the Orange County Legislature deciding the fate of Rudolph’s building next month (May 3), it is important you sign the petition now. WMF needs to collect 20,000 signatures. Sign the petition here.

Cite:Karissa Rosenfield. "Sign this Petition and Help Save Paul Rudolph’s Orange County Government Center" 28 Mar 2012. ArchDaily. Accesed . <http://www.archdaily.com/221141/sign-this-petition-and-help-save-paul-rudolphs-orange-county-government-center/>