Weiss/Manfredi reveal cantilevered museum expansion overlooking Tampa’s Hillsborough River

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In a follow-up to its recently announced renovation, the Tampa Museum of Art is growing once again thanks to a new $65 million expansion effort led by Weiss/Manfredi.

Weiss/Manfredi reveal cantilevered museum expansion overlooking Tampa’s Hillsborough River

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Overlooking Tampa’s Hillsborough River, the new expansion affords a footprint that is almost double in size to 120,000 square feet. The added space allows for more education and exhibition initiatives while creating public amenities like a roof terrace and café that will enhance the museum’s status as the premier cultural destination in the rapidly growing metropolitan area. 

Weiss/Manfredi reveal cantilevered museum expansion overlooking Tampa’s Hillsborough River

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The TMA is currently in the process of renovating its existing 69,000-square-foot facility designed by Stanley Saitowitz in 2010. The renovation, meant to coincide with the institution’s centennial anniversary, is also being overseen by Weiss/Manfredi and is expected to wrap up next June. Put together, the overall effort will add some 51,000 square feet to the museum’s waterfront campus t…

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