Whitney Museum May Lease Marcel Breuer Building To Met, Move Downtown

05/21/2010 04:53 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Art+Auction: In the Air

When the Whitney Museum of American Art's board of trustees meets next Tuesday to formally vote to approve its $680 million expansion into the Meatpacking District, IN THE AIR hears that a radical hush-hush new option will be on the table to mollify Leonard A. Lauder, the patron who gave the institution $131 million with the stipulation that it not sell its historic Marcel Breuer-designed home.

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