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In light of the Museum of Modern Art's fiercely criticized plan to demolish the nearby American Folk Art Museum to make room for a glassy new expansion, Curbed National examines the recent history of destructive museum additions. Though public interest, preservation politics, and starchitect cred often combine to turn museum overhauls into hotly contested issues, things get even more divisive when another building stands in the way. Read on. [Curbed National]