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Whitney Museum of American ArtNew York, NY • February 3, 2011

Designed by Marcel Breuer, the Whitney Museum's current building opened in 1966. Jacqueline Kennedy attended the building on opening day.

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Future Site of the Whitney Museum of American ArtNew York, NY • February 3, 2011

This is the site of the Whitney Museum's future building in the Meatpacking District. The Whitney will break ground on the Renzo Piano-designed building in May 2011. Read more

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Former Location of Edward Hopper's First New York City Studio (1910)New York, NY • February 4, 2011

Edward Hopper's proximity to the Queensboro Bridge led to the painting of the same title, created in 1913.

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Former Location of the Whitney Museum of American Art (1931−1953)New York, NY • February 4, 2011

This was the first location of the Whitney Museum of American Art. It founded in 1930 after Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney's collection of 500+ works by American artists were rejected by the Met. Read more

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Former Location of Edward Hopper's Studio (1913−1967)New York, NY • February 4, 2011

Painter Edward Hopper's main studio is still partly intact. The building is now owned by New York University.

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