NYC’s Italian American Museum Set to Expand, and Explore Little Italy’s Past

Construction is set to begin by the summer and be completed next year.

The following article, written by Daniel Geiger, appears on Crain’s New York Business.

The Italian American Museum has struck a deal to sell three buildings it owns on Grand Street to a development group that will build a bigger museum in the base of a residential condo the group plans to erect on the site.

The museum, founded by Joseph Scelsa, a retired sociology professor at Queens College who specialized in Italian American history and research, will use the larger space to expand exhibitions and hold events.

Continue reading at Crain’s New York Business. 

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