The first major expansion to the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts has officially broken ground, nearly 50 years to the day that President Lyndon B. Johnson broke ground on the Center, itself. The $100 million expansion will feature a below-ground addition that will add an extra 60,000-square-feet to the Center as well as three pavilions connected to the main building by this addition. One of the pavilions will extend out into the Potomac River, reports Arch Daily. The expansion will add new spaces for classrooms, rehearsal and multipurpose rooms as well as lecture and office spaces.
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