OMA will build out the first American Pompidou Center in Jersey City

Three years after OMA was selected by the Jersey City Redevelopment Agency (JCRA) to design a new museum in Journal Square, the city’s downtown hub, it was revealed this morning that the building would be home to none other than the Pompidou Center’s first North American satellite: The Centre Pompidou × Jersey City.

In a press conference with Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy and First Lady Tammy Murphy, Centre Pompidou President Serge Lasvignes (Pompidou Center is the Americanization), and OMA partner Jason Long, the team revealed plans for a new contemporary art museum that will not only show the Pompidou’s expansive collection but create a hands-on space

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