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|Architect||James Stewart Polshek||
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|Location||New York, New York map|
|Building Type||natural history museum, planetarium, science museum|
|Construction System||glass and steel|
|Notes||A solid sphere within a transparent cube.|
|Discussion||Rose Center for Earth and Space Commentary
The Rose Center for Earth and Space by James Stewart Polshek, Polshek and Partners, is the new premiere high-tech museum and planetarium facility of the American Museum of Natural History, replacing its predecessor, the much-loved Hayden Planetarium.
The Creator's Word's
"This icon science machine has become a cosmic cathedral..."
James Stewart Polshek, on the Charlie Rose television show, PBS, 2000.0211.
On the same location as the well-known previous Hayden Planetarium, at Central Park West and West 81st Street, part of the four-block American Museum of Natural History complex.
Opened February 19, 2000.
Sources on Rose Center for Earth and Space
"Cosmic Trip: The Rose Center for Earth and Space ", by Michael J. Crosbie, ArchitectureWeek No. 1, 2000.0517, p1.
"A design crossing time and space : New York City's new planetarium." Soren Larson. Architectural Record, vol. 187 number 5, May 1999. p 105.
Links on Rose Center for Earth and Space
American Museum of Natural History The official web site.
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