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

            <img src="" 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=";w=1028" rel="nofollow" ><img src=";w=514"></a></p><figcaption>Image courtesy of Lucas Museum of Narrative Art.</figcaption></figure><p><a href="" 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="" rel="nofollow" >2028 Summer Olympics</a>) or <a href="" rel="nofollow" >on the books</a>, and the $1-billion&nbsp;<a href="" rel="nofollow" >Lucas Museum of Narrative Art</a>, designed by <a href="" rel="nofollow" >Ma Yansong</a>'s <a href="" rel="nofollow" >MAD Architects</a>, appears to be breaking ground soon as well.</p>          

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