Underutilized since the opening of a new campus arts center, Tawes Theater was prime space ready for redevelopment on the University of Maryland College Park’s campus. This study explore options for converting the existing theater and fly tower to house modern learning spaces and offices for the university’s department of American Studies.
This in-depth exploration was conducted to determine viable options for bringing Baird Auditorium, a treasured historic space within the National Museum of Natural History, up to modern performance and accessibility standards while being respectful of the historic fabric and character of the space.
It was critical for Wheaton Woods to make changes to meet the expanded needs of the community. This study explored three options and their associated pros, cons, and costs: renovating the existing structure, renovating and expanding the school with an addition, or building an entirely new school.