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Park City rejects Kimball Art Center designs

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The Bjarke Ingels Group substantially revised its initial design for the Kimball Art Center Expansion project but it, too, has been deemed out of character for the historic district. Rendering by Bjarke Ingels Group

By Jay Hamburger

The Park Record

First published Aug 22 2014 05:31PM
Updated Aug 22, 2014 10:24PM

Park City • City Hall on Thursday rejected the designs of the Kimball Art Center’s expansion proposal, determining they do not meet the municipal government’s strict Old Town guidelines.

It was a significant setback as the not-for-profit organization attempts to press ahead with an ambitious redo of the high-profile intersection of Main Street and Heber Avenue. The expansion is proposed to be built on the art center’s patio, steps off the intersection.

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