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Whitney of the Future: Topping It Off

DEC 20, 2012

Whitney Education signature on the steel beam for the top of the new building at Gansevoort and West Streets, December 2012. Photograph by Kathryn Potts

Whitney Education signature on the steel beam for the top of the new building at Gansevoort and West Streets, December 2012. Photograph by Kathryn Potts

On Monday, December 17, Whitney staff and Trustees gathered at Gansevoort and West Streets to celebrate a significant milestone—the final piece of steel was placed atop our new building!

The steel beam for the top of the building and a memorial banner for Sandy Hook Elementary School, Newtown, Connecticut.

Signing the steel beam.

Whitney Education signature on the steel beam for the top of the new building at Gansevoort and West Streets.

Whitney staff and Trustees gather for a group photograph.

And the ironworkers crew who made it happen.

Up it goes by crane.

Higher. . .

And higher. . .

Until the beam is fitted firmly in its slot at the top!

By Kathryn Potts and Dina Helal