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  • BEEN GOOD TO GNOME YA: Manhattan’s Door Creatures

    January 13, 2002

    They’re out there and they’re looking at you. Gnomes, monsters, devils and creatures of all shapes, sizes and expressions lurk over doorways all over town. Purely decorative in intent, they differ from gargoyles, whose purpose is to funnel water off rooves. Carvings like this are hallmarks of the new Gothic trend that was the rage in architecture […]

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