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Big Projects update: Colosseum Straightened with Billionaire’s Help, Christo Canyon Mired in Legal Mudslide

The artist Christo appeared in Cañon City, Colorado last week to announce the indefinite postponement of his controversial Over the River project, until lawsuits to stop the proposed artwork are resolved. Meanwhile, the Colosseum in Rome will get a some TLC; it’s cracked in half, and one side, 16 inches lower then the other, is leaning. It will be straightened in a project funded by Italian billionaire Diego Della Valle.

also by Bill Davenport
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