Schools: A Jewel of a Juilliard

After ten years and nearly two-billion dollars, Manhattan's Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts is now officially complete. This week the new Juilliard School, the last in the Center's complex of cultural institutions, celebrated its opening with a gala concert —by famous old grads—and a tour through its sumptuous new quarters.

The new Juilliard building is a triumph of architecture, technology and sheer cash. Designed by Architect Pietro Belluschi and put up at a cost of $30 million, the building encompasses 8,000,000 cubic feet spread over nine floors. It houses 15 gigantic...

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