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NEW YORK CITY-After some harsh criticism from designers and architects, the Museum of Modern Art is considering the possibility of saving, rather than razing the former Folk Art Museum.

Officials from the Museum of Modern Art announced Thursday that the museum has hired the architecture firm Diller Scofidio + Renfro to not only design the museum’s planned expansion, but to consider incorporating the folk-art building into the design, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal.

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