Cleveland Museum of Art, second addition

Marcel Breuer and Hamilton P. Smith

Second addition on the north side

The long concrete canopy (115 feet) emphasizes the new entrance.
Views of this slightly remodelled entrance in 2014

The western end of the north side

The modern addition has no connection with the neo-classical design of the original building--complete with Ionic temple portico.

The western end of the north side

Light and dark granite bands clad the walls in contrast to the white Georgian marble of the original Beaux-Arts building.

The entrance--north side of the museum

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