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Metropolitan Opera House New York: Lobby Renewal Design

Lincoln Center Arts Development, Manhattan, NY design by Ennead Architects

Mar 1, 2016

Metropolitan Opera House New York Lobby Renewal

Location: 30 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York City, NY, USA

Design: Ennead Architects

Met Opera Names Ennead Architects to Redesign Lobby

The Metropolitan Opera has recently selected Ennead Architects to design the renovation and expansion of its lobby.

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Provided it can raise the funds and get public approvals, the Met hopes to make its Lincoln Center building more welcoming by improving the cramped lobby — which the building’s architect, Wallace K. Harrison, was forced to scale back on to save money 50 years ago.

“We chose Ennead because their ideas seemed most attuned to the original Wallace Harrison plan for an extended lobby,” said Peter Gelb, the Met’s general manager, “and because of their successful designs of the recent glass extensions of the Brooklyn Museum and the Planetarium, as well as their redesign of the Public Theater lobby.”

Source: A version of this article appears in print on February 26, 2016, on page C3 of the New York edition of the NY Times with the headline ‘A Firm for Met’s Lobby’.

Link: Metropolitan Opera House Lobby Refurbishment and Expansion

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The Metropolitan Opera House is an opera house located on Broadway at Lincoln Square in the Upper West Side of Manhattan in New York City. Part of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, the theater opened in 1966. Wikipedia
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Address: 30 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023, United States
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