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THE MORGAN'S LANDMARK McKIM BUILDING, THE OLDEST STRUCTURE IN THE MUSEUM COMPLEX, REOPENS SATURDAY, OCTOBER 30 AFTER FIRST MAJOR INTERIOR RESTORATION SINCE ITS CONSTRUCTION IN 1906

INAUGURAL EXHIBITION OF HUNDREDS OF TREASURES SPANNING MORE THAN 5,000 YEARS SURVEYS THE BROAD RANGE OF THE MORGAN'S WORLD-RENOWNED COLLECTIONS

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Media Preview: Thursday, October 21, 2010, 10 am to noon

New York, NY, October 21, 2010—On October 30, the historic center of The Morgan Library & Museum—its landmark McKim building—reopens to the public following the completion of the most extensive restoration of its interior spaces since its construction more than one hundred years ago. Designed by the firm of McKim, Mead and White, this portion of the Morgan was once the private study and library of financier Pierpont Morgan.

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