Gallery: The Landmarked Museum of the City of New York Goes Green With ...

Phase two, just recently completed, addressed the museum's outdated physical plant, installing a new climate-control system, new flooring, energy-efficient lighting and high-efficiency windows throughout the museum. For Susan Henshaw Jones, MCNY's Ronay Menschel Director of the Museum, this is the best part of the renovation, as it lets the museum enhance its exhibits and programming. "I remember when we borrowed our first painting from The Met," she says. "Everyone was so thrilled!"

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