Tuesday, April 24, 2012

☞ READ: National Jazz Museum to Expand

Crain's takes a look at the National Jazz Museum as it gets read to expand from its diminutive East 126th location to a massive new 67,000-square-foot cultural center planned to be built over the old Mart 125 space on 125th Street. Developers were sought out back in 2010 for this project and the Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone is expected to choose one by the end of the month.  Ground breaking is expected to happen around 2013 but the museum is still trying to raise the other half of the $22 million which is needed to build the facility. Harlem definitely needs a world class jazz museum so this will be one worth funding in our opinion.  Read more in the Crains article: Museum Hopes New Facility Will Jazz Up Music Lovers

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