Cleveland Museum of Art, second addition

Marcel Breuer and Hamilton P. Smith
1970




Second addition on the north side

The long concrete canopy (115 feet) emphasizes the new entrance.
 
 
 

The western end of the north side

The modern addition has no connection with the neo-classical design of the original building--complete with Ionic temple portico.
 

The western end of the north side

Light and dark granite bands clad the walls in contrast to the white Georgian marble of the original Beaux-Arts building.
 

The entrance--north side of the museum




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