july 2, 1956
"the greatest progess has come in a land not otherwise noted for its leadership in the world of art: the u.s. from beacon hill to nob hill, modern architecture has squalled and tottered through its awkward, unruly, early years, but it has begun—if only begun—to mature. in paris, architectural students eagerly follow the new work of younger u.s. architects with all the fervor that left bank jazz addicts reserve for dizzy gillespie and satchmo armstrong. said a young french architect: 'when we have a chance to see what your architects are doing, we have a picture of what the future can become. we have something to believe in.'"