MAD’s Lucas Museum of Narrative Art prepares to break ground in Los Angeles

            <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/co/cof71w66lyvyhqfj.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><em><p>One year after Los Angeles unexpectedly won the right to host the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art, the spaceship-like project is now ready to push dirt in Exposition Park. Protective fencing now encircles the site of filmmaker George Lucas' $1-billion legacy project, which replaces two parking lots at the intersection of 39th Street and Vermont Avenue. The eventual four-story, 115-foot-tall building will feature[...] Lucas' 10,000-piece collection, a library, two theaters, classrooms, and offices.</p></em><br /><br /><figure><p><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/0l/0liz7qblq8d6lc6v.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" ><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/0l/0liz7qblq8d6lc6v.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a></p><figcaption>Image courtesy of Lucas Museum of Narrative Art.</figcaption></figure><p><a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/966548/exposition-park" rel="nofollow" >Exposition Park</a> in South Los Angeles has already a number of high-profile construction projects going on (new MLS soccer stadium and Coliseum makeover to host the <a href="https://archinect.com/news/article/150020497/los-angeles-to-host-2028-summer-olympics-hopes-to-cut-costs-by-using-existing-venues" rel="nofollow" >2028 Summer Olympics</a>) or <a href="https://archinect.com/news/article/150034344/la-s-natural-history-museum-makeover-to-include-a-curated-facade-displaying-objects-from-the-collection" rel="nofollow" >on the books</a>, and the $1-billion&nbsp;<a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/480355/lucas-museum-of-narrative-art" rel="nofollow" >Lucas Museum of Narrative Art</a>, designed by <a href="https://archinect.com/features/article/100175622/a-new-nature-interview-with-ma-yansong-of-mad-architecture" rel="nofollow" >Ma Yansong</a>'s <a href="https://archinect.com/firms/cover/1276712/mad-architects" rel="nofollow" >MAD Architects</a>, appears to be breaking ground soon as well.</p>          

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