Florida’s only presidential museum gets a new roof. The Harry S. Truman Little White House in Key West will is restoring its historic roof. It was last replaced in 1911, but it endured considerable damage from Hurricane Irma.
A 19-century munitions warehouse on Governors Island in New York Harbor has opened its doors as the city’s newest venue for the arts. Spearheaded by the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC), the project is the latest piece in the ongoing transformation of a former military base into a vibrant cultural destination.
The winning proposal for the expansion and remodeling of the Bilbao Fine Arts Museum in Spain has been revealed. The entry by Foster + Partners and LM Uriarte Arkitektura SLP was chosen from a shortlist of six.
Constructed in 1899, the historic Fayette County Courthouse was once the shining jewel of Lexington, Kentucky, but over the years, it became old and rundown. With the help of fire-rated glass floor systems the courthouse was restored and is once again the centerpiece of the town.