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Whitney Museum of American Art

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

The Whitney Museum of American Art - Madison Avenue - New York, NY - Jul 24, 2010 - Photo: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880

Whitney Museum Of American Art Sells 8 Buildings

The fate of the Marcel Breuer-designed museum on Madison Avenue is uncertain.

10/15/2010