Prospera: Collections and Conservation Resource Center
Collections and Conservation Resource Center
The George Washington University is developing a 22,000 GSF collections and conservation resource center facility that will house and conserve the Museum collection which is comprised of the Textile Museum collection, The Albert H. Small collection and the GW collection. Co-located with the conservation facility will be a 30,000 GSF Shell building for future Academic uses.
Construction began in fall 2012 on this dual-purpose building on the Virginia Science and Technology Campus of The George Washington University. The building will feature a 22,000 square foot state-of-the-art collections and conservation resource center for the long term protection, study and care of the university’s own collections; those of The Textile Museum, which entered into a partnership with GW in 2011; and the Albert H. Small Washingtoniana Collection, an unparalleled compilation of more than 600 maps, prints and other documents related to the history of Washington, D.C.’s as the capital city. An adjacent 30,000 square feet of additional space, to be designed and built out for future academic and research activities. The separate buildings will share a common entrance and some support functions.
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