Kennedy Arts Center Unveils Plans For Expansion
By ROBIN POGREBIN | NYTimes.com | Jan. 29, 2013
“More than a decade ago, in the boom years, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington was one of the many cultural institutions for which ambitious expansions were envisioned.
Its $650 million rebuilding project, designed by the architect Rafael Viñoly, called for a new 11-acre plaza over the Potomac Freeway — offering better access between the center and the National Mall in Washington — and buildings for a new education center and rehearsal space.
But in 2005 Congress balked, omitting from a transportation bill some $400 million earmarked for the project…” (read the full article from the NY TIMES)
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