Cartoon museum moves to Empire State Building

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The National Cartoon Museum has signed a lease at the Empire State Building, The Real Deal has learned. Formerly the International Museum of Cartoon Art and once headquartered in Boca Raton, Fla., the museum has signed a 15-year lease for more than 15,000 square feet of retail and exhibit space to house and display the world’s largest collection of cartoons, valued at more than $20 million. The lease also includes 2,000 square feet of office space at the Empire State Building. The museum will have 40 feet of frontage along 34th Street, just west of Fifth Avenue.