ICYMI: The Schnabel House in Brentwood, Calif., designed by Frank Gehry, FAIA, was listed for $12 million. [ARCHITECT]

Quote of the Day: "Unlike McKim's monument, today's Penn Station—where many visitors, both domestic and international, encounter New York City for the first time—certainly does not make you feel important."—Historian Michael Beschloss in The New York Times.

Number of the Day: 4,500—The miles of Los Angeles sidewalks that need repairing. [Next City]

Instagram of the Day:

#Zumthor #sanktbenedetg #chapel

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Chart of the Day: The percentage of malls that are "dying," from 2006 to 2014. [The New York Times]

Five More Stories for Monday:

The sky garden of London's "Walkie Talkie" building by Rafael Viñoly, FAIA, opens today. [The Financial Times]

Rome city councilors propose selling historic cobblestones to private investors for asphalt funding. [BBC]

Last week, Macedonians formed a ring around the Modernist GTC building protesting a baroque redesign. [Hyperallergic]

Philadelphia architect John P.A. Todd died at 88. [The Philadelphia Inquirer]

Critic Blair Kamin names some of the big architecture stories to come in 2015. [Chicago Tribune]

Awards: Enter Now!

The AIA's COTE Top Ten and Top Ten + Awards recognize innovative projects that incorporate sustainable design strategies, while educating the profession and the public about the increased value of buildings that protect the environment. Submissions are due Jan. 26.

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