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MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Local leaders broke ground for the permanent home of the Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami (ICA) located in Midtown.

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Monday afternoon, Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado along with Frank Carollo, and Willy Gort, attended the groundbreaking ceremony at 61 NE 41st Street.

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 Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami (ICA) rendering. (Courtesy: ICA Miami)

Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami (ICA) rendering. (Courtesy: ICA Miami)

The new 37,500 square-foot building will have flexible exhibition space and a 15,000-square-foot sculpture garden.

It’s a property fitting for the museum’s mission of providing an open and dynamic platform for the most experimental artists of today.

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The building, designed by Spanish firm Aranguren & Gallegos Arquitectos, is set to open to the public in 2017.