Art: Museum with a View

On a bluff overlooking Lake Michigan, Milwaukee has just built one of the country's finest examples of modern architecture put to work for civic purposes. It is a new Memorial Center, designed by Architect Eero Saarinen (TIME, July 2, 1956), combining quarters for veterans' services and a new home for the Milwaukee Art Institute in an open, dramatically cantilevered structure built for $2,700,000. In its first five weeks of full operation, the Memorial Center has already added new zest to community life and revitalized art interest in the city. The Art Institute's housewarming...

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