Cannibal Buildings! Why MoMA Is Eating Its Next Door Neighbor

By Kelsey Campbell-Dollaghan

Cannibal Buildings! Why MoMA Is Eating Its Next Door Neighbor

This week, MoMA confirmed its plans to raze its neighbor, a folk art museum, creating a continuous connection to the luxury supertall going up next door. It seems that, unlike earlier versions of the museum as a cultural type—an institution designed to serve as vessels of Enlightenment culture for the working class—the modern museum is more like a vessel of real estate.

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