Plans call for tearing down the Packard Cabin and North Boat Shed and a section of the
The application states the 14,000-square-foot building is needed because the museum is very limited in its ability to exhibit items from its own vast collection or host traveling exhibits.
A total of 5,000 square feet of the building would be used for subdividable exhibit space. There would also be meeting space, a lobby, restrooms and a small museum shop.
The project also calls for creating a one-third of an acre grassy area that will be open to the public between the new building and
The building was designed by
The commission will set a public hearing on the museum's request for a zone change, site plan approval and coastal area management approval.
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