Renzo Piano

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, left, Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer, third left, and Whitney Museum Director Adam Weinberg, right, shovel dirt around artist Elizabeth Streb during ground breaking ceremonies for a new Whitney Museum, in New York,  Tuesday, May 24, 2011.  (credit: Richard Drew/AP)

Whitney Museum Breaks Ground On Future Home In Downtown Manhattan

The groundbreaking ceremony for the $720 million museum on Gansevoort Street in the Meatpacking District was attended by its architect, Renzo Piano, Mayor Michael Bloomberg and other dignitaries.

05/24/2011

Visitors look at one of the earliest original manuscripts of the Magna Carta from 1217 in an unexpected showcase of the extremely rare document at the Morgan Library & Museum - New York, NY - Apr 21, 2010 - Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images

Morgan Library Reopens Next Month

It’s the first major restoration of the McKim-designed space since the building opened in 1906. It will reopen Oct. 30.

09/30/2010