Scandinavia House–The Nordic Center in America

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Scandinavia House–The Nordic Center in America
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Established 2000
Location 58 Park Avenue, Manhattan, New York, USA
Website Scandinavia House: The Nordic Center in America

Scandinavia House–The Nordic Center in America is The American-Scandinavian Foundation's cultural center in midtown Manhattan dedicated to preserving the history of the Scandinavian and Nordic countries' cultural impact in the United States[1] through a wide variety of exhibits and programming.[2] The Nordic Center was designed by architect James Stewart Polshek and opened to the public in 2000[3] with a visit from King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden and their eldest daughter Princess Victoria; Princess Martha Louise of Norway; and Princess Benedikte of Denmark.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Wong, Edward (October 18, 2000). "From Ingmar to Ikea, New Center Gives City a Nordic Touch". The New York Times. Retrieved 2008-03-25. 
  2. ^ Van Gelder, Lawrence (October 17, 2000). "Footlights: Trans-Atlantic Link". The New York Times. Retrieved 2008-03-25. 
  3. ^ Smith, Roberta (November 3, 2000). "Design Review; A Smorgasbord of Nifty Ideas". The New York Times. Retrieved 2008-03-25. 

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Coordinates: 40°44′57.75″N 73°58′48″W / 40.7493750°N 73.98000°W / 40.7493750; -73.98000