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Porter Sanford III Performing Arts and Community Center

IN Recreation Centers
Architect:
Goode Van Slyke Architects
Contractor:
Reeves Young
Location:
Decatur, Georgia
Completion:
2009
Budget:
$20.7 Million
About Project

Bringing a diverse range of programming to the Southern DeKalb County community, the Porter Sanford III Performing Arts and Community Center is a state-of-the-art, 500 seat theater located in the historic Candler Road district.

PES provided the design and details for a new 40,000 square foot Performing Arts and Community Center which included a two-story lobby that serves as a separate event space complete with concessions areas. The 500-seat auditorium/theater contains a control room, lighting, sound, and acoustical wall treatments.

Also included is a separate Black Box theater with curtained walls and hardwood floors to accommodate various types of events and performances. A multi-purpose community room, classrooms, administrative offices, and dressing rooms were also a part of the design.

Services Provided: Structural Engineering