Permits have been filed for the expansion of the Studio Museum of Harlem. The museum will add a 6-story International Center for Contemporary Artists of African Descent next door to their existing building. The new ultra-modern structure will be designed by Adjaye Associates, led by Sir David Adjaye. Adjaye was recently knighted by Queen Elizabeth II and named one of TIME's 100 most influential people of 2017, recognized as one of the leading architects of his generation. In December PROFILEnyc broke the news that Adjaye Associates would be designing their first condominium tower in New York City at 130 William which is being developed by Lightstone. The project was announced in 2015 and groundbreaking is expected for late fall 2018 with a completion date expected by 2021. The expansion will be a private-public initiative in partnership with the City of New York after the Studio Museum of Harlem raised $175 million to fund construction. Located at 144 West 125th Street, the Adjaye-designed expansion will rise 6-stories, 122', and feature 83,820 SF of total development. The structure will include an auditorium, art storage space, galleries on floors 2-6, office space and a rooftop terrace. Adjaye Associates is aiming for LEED Silver Certification. The project was announced in 2015 with groundbreaking is anticipated by late fall of 2018. The expansion is expected to welcome its first visitors by 2021.