The 'Miracle' of Cooper-Hewitt

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Article discusses the re-opening of the Cooper-Hewitt Museum of Design in the Carnegie Mansion under the care of the Smithsonian Institution. Describes the history of the Mansion, its restoration, the museum, and its collections and exhibitions.


  • Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
  • National Museum of Design
  • Carnegie Mansion (New York, N.Y.)


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The New York Times (Newspaper)

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Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,


October 3, 1976


  • Art
  • Architecture
  • Restoration
  • Openings
  • Repair and reconstruction
  • Exhibitions
  • New Museums
  • History
  • National Collections
  • Buildings
  • Art objects
  • Art--History
  • Buildings--Repair and reconstruction

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