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Inside the Miniature World of Architectural Model Makers

In photos pinned up on the walls of his workshop and office, Richard Tenguerian stands like a giant among some of New York's most famous buildings. He leans into Yankee Stadium. He looks up at towers, which reflect his image. He bear hugs skyscrapers, lifting them off of their bases. Tenguerian, of course, is a normal-sized man, and the King Kong imagery is merely a byproduct of his profession: architectural model making. But the photos hold symbolic value as well, as Tenguerian is one of New York's most well-respected model makers—a giant in the field, you could say.

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