Studio Daniel Libeskind and Davis Partnership Architects wrap a parking garage with apartments and breathe life into a cultural district.
By Beth Broome
First there was the museum gift shop, then the café. Soon, signature museum architecture became a must-have. The commodification of the institution seemed complete. But museums have taken the phenomenon a step further with apartment towers, such as Studio Daniel Libeskind and local architect Davis Partnership Architects’ Museum Residences, which sits directly across a small plaza from the Denver Art Museum’s new Frederic C. Hamilton Building. These condominiums offer the ultimate amenity: an opportunity to bring—almost literally—the museum right into your home.
(might be something of interest to check out in Denver – BL)