In this Thursday, April 2, 2015 photo, the Orange County Government Center is seen in Goshen, N.Y. The long, heated debate over suburban Orange County’s government center could finally be ending with renovations next month that would trade in stack-of-asymmetric-concrete-boxes look for a sleeker, more anonymous facade. Critics compare the plan to desecrating a Michelangelo and note the building is on the World Monuments Fund’s global watch list. Others say the building is simply ugly and poorly designed. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

GOSHEN, N.Y. (AP) — From the time it was built in this quaint village 45 years ago, the county building has stirred strong opinions for its modernism-meets-Mayberry look: a geometric jumble of irregularly stacked concrete-and-glass boxes.

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