American Museum of Natural History Reveals Design for $325 Million Expansion

The American Museum of Natural History has revealed the first renderings of its planned $325 million expansion west into Theodore Roosevelt Park.

In designing its $325 million addition on Columbus Avenue, the American Museum of Natural History has opted for an architectural concept that is both cautious and audacious, according to plans approved by its board on Wednesday. The design consumes less coveted park space than expected, while introducing a contemporary aesthetic that evokes Frank Gehry’s museum in Bilbao, Spain, in its undulating exterior and Turkey’s underground city of Cappadocia in its cavelike interior.

Check out the accompanying article for more on the renderings and the expansion.

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