Berlin Officials Announce Final Modern Art Museum Plans

August 23rd, 2013

Nationalgalerie, via museum siteAfter several months of deliberation, Berlin officials have announced a new plan for a $174 million museum to house the city’s extensive 20th century art collection.  Located in Potsdamer Platz, the new museum will boast an area of about 9,900 square meters (106,563 square feet), and could open as soon as 2022 if work starts immediately.  It now falls to the German government to approve these plans.  “With a new building, the Nationalgalerie collection could at last be exhibited permanently on a big scale.” German Culture Minister Bernd Neumann said in a statement.

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