• The Whitney Museum of American Art has released Renzo Piano's initial design for a new six-floor, 180,000-square-foot branch in Manhattan's Meatpacking District. Sited between the High Line and West Street, the building will feature 50,000 square feet of gallery space; an education facility, library, theater, study center, and roof gardens are also planned. For those wishing to experience the building on the cheap, entrance to a café, bookstore, and ground-floor exhibition gallery will be free of charge.

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    The Whitney Museum of American Art has released Renzo Piano's initial design for a new six-floor, 180,000-square-foot branch in Manhattan's Meatpacking District. Sited between the High Line and West Street, the building will feature 50,000 square feet of gallery space; an education facility, library, theater, study center, and roof gardens are also planned. For those wishing to experience the building on the cheap, entrance to a café, bookstore, and ground-floor exhibition gallery will be free of charge.

The Whitney Museum of American Art has released Renzo Piano's initial design for a new six-floor, 180,000-square-foot branch in Manhattan's Meatpacking District. Sited between the High Line and West Street, the building will feature 50,000 square feet of gallery space; an education facility, library, theater, study center, and roof gardens are also planned. For those wishing to experience the building on the cheap, entrance to a café, bookstore, and ground-floor exhibition gallery will be free of charge.