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Best of 2005: Surprise Loser in Tech-Bubble Bust

The Corcoran Gallery of Art's idea for a new addition turns out to be a bust

The Corcoran Gallery of Art, which had to cancel plans for a soaring addition designed by high-profile architect Frank Gehry because the tech moguls it had counted on to fund it were no longer flush.Washingtonian staffers contributing to this section were Cristina Abello, Susan Baer, Susan Davidson, Ken DeCell, Rebecca Dreilinger, Kim Isaac Eisler, Mary Clare Fleury, Kimberly Forrest, Brooke Lea Foster, Garrett M. Graff, Cynthia Hacinli, Thomas Head, Todd Kliman, Ann Limpert, Chad Lorenz, Leslie Milk, Aparna Nancherla, William O'Sullivan, Cindy Rich, and Chris Wilson. Also contributing were Cathy Alter, Ann Cochran, and Matthew Graham.