Photo Gallery: Press conference for the future Armenian American Museum in Glendale
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Photo Gallery: Press conference for the future Armenian American Museum in Glendale

With councilmember Vartan Gharpetian, left, city mayor Zareh Sinanyan, seconde from left, and councilmember Ara Najarian, right, councilmember Paula Devine speaks during Armenian American Museum and the city of Glendale joint press conference for declaration of partnership signing ceremony at the Glendale Central Library on Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. The city council approved a lease of land with minor conditions for the construction of the AAM. Ground lease agreement is for $1 year for 95 years for land within Central Park is now located on Colorado St. Current parking areas around Central Library and park will be turned into additIonal green space. (Raul Roa / Staff Photographer)
Armenian American Museum governing board co-chairs, Archbishop Hovnan Derderian, sitting left, Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, sitting right, Reverend Berdj Djambazian, standing left, and Bishop Mikael Mouradian, standing right, signed the declaration of partnership during joint press conference by the AAM and the city of Glendale at the Glendale Central Library on Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. The city council approved a lease of land with minor conditions for the construction of the AAM. Ground lease agreement is for $1 year for 95 years for land within Central Park is now located on Colorado St. Current parking areas around Central Library and park will be turned into additIonal green space. (Raul Roa / Staff Photographer)
Rendering of what the Armenian American Museum will looj like during AAM and the city of Glendale joint press conference for declaration of partnership signing ceremony at the Glendale Central Library on Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. The city council approved a lease of land with minor conditions for the construction of the AAM. Ground lease agreement is for $1 year for 95 years for land within Central Park is now located on Colorado St. Current parking areas around Central Library and park will be turned into additIonal green space. (Raul Roa / Staff Photographer)
The future Armenian American Museum will be located in the area of Central Park, as viewed from the Glendale Central Library on Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. The city council approved a lease of land with minor conditions for the construction of the AAM. Ground lease agreement is for $1 year for 95 years for land within Central Park is now located on Colorado St. Current parking areas around Central Library and park will be turned into additIonal green space. (Raul Roa / Staff Photographer)
Signage seen during Armenian American Museum and the city of Glendale joint press conference for declaration of partnership signing ceremony at the Glendale Central Library on Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. The city council approved a lease of land with minor conditions for the construction of the AAM. Ground lease agreement is for $1 year for 95 years for land within Central Park is now located on Colorado St. Current parking areas around Central Library and park will be turned into additIonal green space. (Raul Roa / Staff Photographer)
Attendees listen to speakers during Armenian American Museum and the city of Glendale joint press conference for declaration of partnership signing ceremony at the Glendale Central Library on Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. The city council approved a lease of land with minor conditions for the construction of the AAM. Ground lease agreement is for $1 year for 95 years for land within Central Park is now located on Colorado St. Current parking areas around Central Library and park will be turned into additIonal green space. (Raul Roa / Staff Photographer)
Armenian American Museum and the city of Glendale officials held joint press conference for declaration of partnership signing ceremony at the Glendale Central Library on Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. The city council approved a lease of land with minor conditions for the construction of the AAM. Ground lease agreement is for $1 year for 95 years for land within Central Park is now located on Colorado St. Current parking areas around Central Library and park will be turned into additIonal green space. (Raul Roa / Staff Photographer)
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