Helsinki Guggenheim Derailed by Vote Against Budget

December 3rd, 2016

Lawmakers in Helsinki have voted down another proposal to pledge $183 million towards the construction of the new Guggenheim expansion in the country, marking the second time a vote has derailed the construction.  “The main objections to the project presented by Council members included the project’s excessive cost for the Finnish taxpayer; inadequate private funding; and the proposed site, which was considered too valuable for the project,” the Helsinki Council communications department said in a statement.

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