Gavin Browning’s sneak peak at Queens Museum renovation plans

via Curbed

Home of the famed New York Panorama and inhabiting the former site of two New York World’s Fairs, the Queens Museum of Art in Flushing Meadows is due for a facelift. The renovation designed by Grimshaw Architects with prime consultant Ammann & Whitney, is scheduled to be finished in 2013 and will double the museum’s floor space.

From Change Observer:

Representing this special place means highlighting its productive differences, and now the QMA is expanding. “We want to up the ante as a museum, and at the same time up the ante as a community facility. We take the words ‘Queens’ and ‘Museum’ equally seriously,” explains executive director Tom Finkelpearl.


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