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Michael Bloomberg practices his architecture humor at the Architectural League of New York

Michael Bloomberg (Courtesy MTA/Flickr)

Former mayor Michael Bloomberg was honored with the medal at the recent black-tie Architectural League of New York President’s Medal Dinner at the
Metropolitan Club. He gave a spirited acceptance speech, including a few zingers. “The only way to express my gratitude is to tell you the one architect joke I know: Two beavers were swimming in the water below the Hoover Dam. And one beaver turned to the other and asked: ‘Did you build that?’ and the other one said, ‘No, but it’s based on my design.’”

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