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Opposition to Salk Institute Expansion Garners International Support

The Salk Institute's expansion plans are drawing local and international opposition. The institute states the Master Plan Update keeps with the vision of Kahn and its founder, Dr. Jonas Salk, and will

The Salk Institute's expansion plans are drawing local and international opposition. On June 6, the modernist masterpiece designed by Louis I. Kahn was named to the 100 Most Endangered Sites watch list by World Monuments Fund.

The institute states the Master Plan Update is in keeping with the vision of Kahn and its founder Dr. Jonas Salk and will allow the facility to grow and improve to meet today's scientific challenges. Critics oppose the facility's expansion because it threatens to block the property's iconic view and more than double its building space.

Guest

  • Kailee Bradstreet , reporter, La Jolla Village News.