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Whitney Museum of American Art

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Renzo Piano
 
location New York, New York
function museum
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The Whitney Museum of American Art - known informally as "The Whitney" - is an art museum located in Manhattan. It was founded in 1931 by Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, a wealthy and prominent American socialite and art patron after whom the museum is named.The Whitney developed a new main building, designed by Renzo Piano, in the West Village and Meatpacking District sections of lower Manhattan. The new structure spans 19,000 m2 and 8 stories that include the city's largest column-free art gallery spaces, an education center, theater, a conservation lab and a library and reading rooms. Two of the floors are fully devoted to the museum's permanent collection.

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Whitney Museum of American Art
Address
Gansevoort St 99
United States
Project is public!
Completion 2015
ArchitectRenzo Piano
 
Project ID 21204
Latitude/Longitude 40°44'23N 74°00'32W
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