MoMA PS1 Gets $3 Million to Buy Building for Gallery Expansion


MoMA PS1 was allocated $3,000,000 from the city budget to purchase a nearby apartment building at 22-25 Jackson Avenue to house new galleries, LICpost reported. The museum is still deciding whether to move its offices from its main building to the new one. The Chocolate Factory Theater also received $1,700,000 to expand at 5-49 49th Avenue. The Noguchi Museum received $600,000 to buy a new generator to replace one damaged by Superstorm Sandy. Long Island City’s SculptureCenter received $300,000 and Queens Public Library received $600,000.

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