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Dueling MAD Designs for the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art

Dueling MAD Designs for the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art

The preliminary design for the proposed Lucas Museum of Narrative Art, should it land on the western shore of San Francisco’s Treasure Island, has been unveiled. But at the same time, architect Ma Yansong, founder of MAD Architects, has drafted a variation of the flowing design for a competing... Read More »

Lucas Abandons Chicago Museum Plan, It’s Headed Back to California

Lucas Abandons Chicago Museum Plan, It’s Headed Back to California

George Lucas and his museum Board have officially abandoned their plans to build the $700 million Lucas Museum of Narrative Art in Chicago and declared that the museum will be built in California, but without a specific city being named. Mayor Ed Lee has been lobbying for Lucas to... Read More »

Mayor Lee to Lucas: This Is the Site You’re Looking For

Mayor Lee to Lucas: This Is the Site You’re Looking For

While George Lucas hasn’t yet abandoned all plans to build his $700 million Lucas Cultural Arts Museum in Chicago, Mayor Ed Lee has been lobbying behind the scenes for Lucas to set his sights on the west side of Treasure Island, facing San Francisco. And this week, the mayor... Read More »

Lucas Hasn’t Abandoned Plans for Chicago Museum Site

Lucas Hasn’t Abandoned Plans for Chicago Museum Site

While George Lucas is growing increasingly frustrated by opposition to any redevelopment of Chicago’s lakefront in order to accommodate the building of his proposed Lucas Cultural Museum, a museum which was originally intended to be built in San Francisco and is now being waylaid anew by legal challenges from... Read More »

San Francisco Loses Lucas Bid, Museum Headed To Chicago

San Francisco has lost its bid for the Lucas Cultural Arts Museum and Chicago’s lakefront location just south of Soldier Field “is a lock,” as first reported by the Chicago Sun-Times and since confirmed by the Chicago Tribune. “Choosing Chicago is the right decision for the museum, but a difficult decision for... Read More »

Seawall Site And Piers Offered To Lucas, Will The Force Be With Us?

Seawall Site And Piers Offered To Lucas, Will The Force Be With Us?

As expected, Mayor Ed Lee has officially offered San Francisco’s Seawall Lot 330 to George Lucas as a site upon which to build Lucas’ Cultural Arts Museum. The Mayor has also presented the possibility of working in partnership with the City to build “educational and public open space” upon Piers... Read More »

San Francisco To Lure Lucas With Alternate Waterfront Site

San Francisco To Lure Lucas With Alternate Waterfront Site

With the Presidio Trust having rejected plans for a Lucas Cultural Arts Museum to rise across from Crissy Field, Mayor Lee is preparing to offer Seawall Lot 330 along the Embarcadero to Lucas as an alternate site upon which to build his museum. Currently zoned for building up to 65 feet... Read More »