New York's American Museum of Natural History breaks ground on $383 million Gilder Center expansion

“We are proud to continue this historic partnership by investing in this extraordinary new facility.Key spaces include: the Central Exhibition Hall, which will welcome visitors to the Museum with views through to new galleries and pathways into the heart of t­­­he campus; offer gathering spaces

American Museum of Natural History breaks ground on Richard Gilder Center

A Research Library and Learning Center For those who don't know, the museum has its own scientific research and educational programs, including Urban Advantage, the Master of Arts in Teaching Program, and the Science Research Mentoring Program for teachers and students.Because we’re all responsi

The Museum of Natural History's expansion project is officially underway

The City’s investment in the Gilder Center project will enable the Museum to provide enrichment programs to more children and share more of its vast collection with the public.” Thanks to a new, year-round Butterfly Vivarium, four learning zones (middle school, high school, family and teachers), a C

American Museum Of Natural History Breaks Ground On Expansion

Museum officials are hoping to open the new Gilder Center to culminate the museum's 150th anniversary celebration, which began earlier this year.The center will expand the American Museum of Natural History's footprint into Theodore Roosevelt Park by a quarter-acre, according to museum plans.<br

Groundbreaking on the The American Museum of Natural History Wing Begins

The groundbreaking ceremony was hosted by Ellen V. Futter, President of the American Museum of Natural History, who spoke to the the growth of the museum and the broadening of its range of focus.Ellen Futter expressed that a modern exhibit “of our time and for our times” will increase science li

American Museum of Natural History finally breaks ground on long-planned expansion

The Community United group argued that the museum should be required to go through the Uniform Land Use Review Procedure (ULURP) to receive permits for the project and said that the Parks Department misinterpreted the law when it approved the plans to build the center.That was lifted in February

American Museum of Natural History in New York Breaks Ground on Jeanne Gang–Designed Building

For instance, the architect tells RECORD, “During one very cold winter in Chicago when we were modeling the space, we took a giant block of ice and melted it with hot water.” That helped inspire the cavernous, fluid spaces of the interior architecture.By making “a few very simple edits” to the e