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Shinberg Levinas wins another prize: Sustainable Design With a Latin Flavor

 "We've been longtime fans of the work of Shinberg Levinas Architects. Walking around Washington DC, we've had the opportunity to admire the schools, high-end residences, studios, office buildings, and retail stores they've designed or renovated. The principal architects of the firm, Milton Shinberg and Salo Levinas, have worked on impressive designs and renovations of historical and high-end properties in the Washington, DC metropolitan area and abroad.

On Coming of Age

Eighteen years ago today, I encountered a machete-wielding, would-be rapist on a desolate rural path in Belize, Central America. This mark on my right shoulder— the memory of his blade striking my body as I fled to safety— which I proudly wear today, is a testament to my survival. It is a testament to a strength that was either inherent in me or divinely gifted to me/through me in that moment, a surge of power that enabled me to escape to freedom, to my future— to a future. How easily my life could have been taken that day…

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