Appropriate design alternatives exist that would allow the Frick Collection to modernize without destroying its famed, landmarked Russell Page Garden and Reception Hall Pavilion. Successful modernization of historic museums has been done thoughtfully both locally and abroad.
Interior of the new below-grade visitor arrival concourse at the Maurishuis Royal Picture Gallery, The Hague, the Netherlands. Via Architectural Record.
Precedents for museum expansion design have allowed institutions to grow while preserving significant architectural elements of their historic structures.