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Seizing the Day is perhaps most valuable in depicting the spirit of mutuality that permeated family and communal efforts to defend the integrity of the black family.
Armed with a partially vacant property, an ideal location in the desirable Plaza District, protection for its southern views with the purchase of air rights, and many millions of dollars in work, the Macklowes are seizing the day and glamorizing 540 Madison for its tenants.
Jesus probably ranks higher than usual in the public consciousness during this 2,000th anniversary of his birth, and the networks, as always, are seizing the day.