Verona Carpenter Architects

Verona Carpenter Architects

New York, NY


Center for Italian Modern Art

The Center for Italian Modern Art is a hybrid space that brings together aspects of a private residence with those of a public gallery. Not unlike the art salons of the 19th century, this private foundation gives public access to art in a domestic, non-institutional setting, combining a private context with a public mission and aspiration.

The SoHo loft site, a former rental apartment, was renovated to create a flexible layout accommodating public functions like exhibitions, lectures, performances, and films while also providing work space for two part-time scholars and living space for a scholar-in-residence.

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Status: Built
Location: New York, NY, US
Firm Role: Architect
Additional Credits: Owner’s Rep: Tim Dumbleton, James Cooper
Lighting Design: Lumescent Systems, LLC
Mechanical Engineer: Jack Green Associates
Contractor: Northeast Contracting Group
Photos: Walter Smalling, Jr., Barkow Photo