The Museum of Arts and Design
|Official name:||The Museum of Arts and Design Chazen Building|
|Also known as||
The Lollipop Building
|Formerly known as||
Two Columbus Circle
New York City Cultural Affairs Department
The New York Cultural Center
Huntington Hartford Gallery of Modern Art
2 Columbus Circle
New York 10023
|Designed by||Edward Durell Stone & Associates|
- Size: 54,000 square feet.
- Footprint: 4,770 square feet.
- Theater space: 155 seats
- Stories above ground: 12
- Stories below ground: 2
- Facade tiles: 22,000
- 2002-2008 redesign principal architect: Brad Cloepfil
- 2002-2008 redesign project architect: Kyle Lommen
- 2002-2008 redesign architecture firm: Allied Works Architecture
- 2002-2008 redesign construction manager: F. J. Sciame Construction Co.
- 2002-2008 redesign mechanical engineer: Arup
- 2002-2008 redesign curtain wall consultant: R.A. Heintges & Associates
- 1964 - The building opens.
- 1969 - The building is turned over to Fairleigh Dickinson University. It uses the building to house its New York Cultural Center.
- 1975 - The New York Cultural Center closes.
- 1980's - The building becomes a tourist information center, and home to the city's Cultural Affairs Department.
- 1998 - The building is abandoned.
- 2004 - The National Trust names this building one of the most endangered in the nation.
- September 27, 2008: This building reopens to the public as the Museum of Art and Design.