By Garth Meyer
Gazette Reporter 

The other half


September 26, 2019

In the free bin at Main Street Books in Colfax, a few months ago, was a book with a picture of a building inside.

“A Day In the Life of America” was part of a series that sent photographers across one land mass on one day to capture its essence. This was the United States on May 2, 1986.

No people were in the full-page picture, just a building.

How could that make the cut?

The picture showed terraced glass floors and on each, a young tree.

Trees growing on the sides of a building.

The three-year old structure was in New York, at the corner of 57th Street and Fifth Avenue.

Its name was...

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