International Center of Photography will relocate to Essex Crossing's 242 Broome Street in 2019. The museum is under contract to purchase two commercial condo units and consolidate the ICP Museum and the ICP School into a single, two building, 40,000 SF space.Read More
Columbia University will open its new Lenfest Center for the Arts, which was designed by Renzo Piano, on April 22. The Lenfest Center for the Arts is the school's first dedicated facility for its School of Arts to host performances and events. It is located on Columbia University's Manhattanville Campus and is adjacent to the new Jerome L. Green Science Center. The Lenfest Center for the Arts is 60,000 SF and also features the Miriam and Ira D Wallach Art Gallery. Renzo Piano's architecture firm collaborated with Skidmore, Owings, and Merrill on the master plan for the Columbia's Manhattanville Campus and he has designed many of the buildings including the University Forum and Academic Conference Center.