Calvert Vaux's Metropolitan Museum of Art
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Metropolitan Museum of Art 
(First Building -- 1874-1880)
Calvert Vaux and 
Jacob Wrey Mold, architects
The Met
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The Met 
The very first building for the Met was designed by Calvert Vaux (1824-1895). The very same man who later partner with Frederick Law Olmsted on Central Park and other landscaping projects. 

The Met was officially opened in 1877 but outgrew this victotian building in a relatively short period of time. 




By:  Natasha Wallace
Copyright 1998-2003 all rights reserved
Created 3/18/2002
Updated 10/9/2003