1. Offsite Storage for the Metropolitan Opera is Truly Massive
The Metropolitan Opera normally stores five operas in the house at a time in its 16,400 square feet of storage. Offsite, a warehouse in 129th Street contains 300,000 cubic feet of storage. In the yard, there are 1500 containers each 40 feet long that have 4.3 million cubic feet of storage. An additional 104,000 cubic feet of costumes are stored in a climate controlled storage facility.
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