Latest Museum Unveiling: Akron

“The museum’s $35 million, 63,300-square-foot expansion, designed by the edgy contemporary firm of Coop Himmelb(l)au of Vienna, Austria, opens to the public Tuesday after three years of construction. With jagged, thrusting shapes in glass and steel, the expansion declares that Akron, part of a Midwest industrial region struggling for economic rebirth, is ready to zoom into the future at warp speed.”