Work on New Museum in Florida Begins

6 June 2010 (Last Updated June 6th, 2010 18:30)

Ground-breaking has taken place on the $21m Young at Art Museum and Broward County Children's Reading Center in Florida, US. The new 55,000ft² facility will feature five galleries, studios, a theatre, a teen centre and green space for community events. The sustainable mus

Ground-breaking has taken place on the $21m Young at Art Museum and Broward County Children's Reading Center in Florida, US.

The new 55,000ft² facility will feature five galleries, studios, a theatre, a teen centre and green space for community events.

The sustainable museum is expected to achieve LEED certification, and is set to open in 2011.

Broward County Libraries Division will operate the 10,000ft² children's reading centre, according to miamiherald.com.