Day: March 7, 2021

Culture Lives South and West of the Hudson

Jesse Cohn’s unit. Wall Street has been moving to Florida, attracted to more favorable tax policies and sunnier climes.



Photo:

Will Ellis

Wall Street Leaves New York” (Mansion, Feb. 26) contains the surprising quote from a New York real-estate agent describing Florida as a “cultural wasteland.” I would like to offer a different perspective. As a recent transplant, I have found that Florida is home to some of the finest cultural institutions anywhere.

In addition to the major hub of art and culture in Miami, the Palm Beaches are the backdrop to the renowned Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, the Society of the Four Arts, Palm Beach Opera, Palm Beach Symphony, the Chamber Music Society of Palm Beach and many others, including the Norton Museum of Art, where I am the director and CEO. The Norton Museum of Art, founded in 1941 and one of the oldest

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