An architecture firm that has worked on some of the country’s top museums has been tapped to join the design team for a new Wisconsin history center, the Wisconsin Historical Society said.

The SmithGroup will join the effort to replace the existing, undersized Wisconsin Historical Museum at 30 N. Carroll St. on Capitol Square with a four-story, 100,000-square-foot museum that has a construction date slated for early 2024, said Kendall Poltzer, a spokesperson for the historical society.

An award-winning firm, the SmithGroup has in its portfolio cultural projects both nationally and in Wisconsin, from the National Museum of African History and Culture in Washington, D.C., to Alumni Park at UW-Madison.

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