A big piece of Star Wars is coming to SoCal.

George Lucas has decided to open his $1-billion Museum of Narrative Art in downtown’s Exposition Park, which will hold his incredible personal collection of art. San Francisco’s Treasure Island was also in consideration, and the rivalry had the art world on the edge of its seat for a few months. Not only will the futuristic-looking museum bring in a new wave of tourism, it also will provide thousands of construction jobs.

Lucas Museum of Narrative art, via LATimes

Lucas Museum of Narrative art, via LATimes

The avid art collector has been trying to find a place to put his museum for over a decade. The musuem has the intention to try and break down the division between “high and low art.” The collection will supposedly showcase artists such as Norman Rockwell and Maxfield Parrish to Edgar Degas and Pierra-Auguste Renoir.

There won’t just be art to stare at, either. The museum will also foster creativity with the inclusion of multiple theaters, classrooms and lecture halls. Budding filmmakers will even get the chance to screen their films at the museum, which will also have a programming schedule of artists and workshops.

Construction will begin in 2017 and is expected to be complete in 2020. May the force be with you while you wait around anxiously for three years.