Original Hancher Auditorium
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Hancher and School of Music Replacement - Flood Recovery
Hancher Auditorium Replacement Facility
Construction Webcam: Hancher Replacement
- Address is 141 East Park Rd
- North of the present building, at a level roughly 7' above the 500-year floodplain
- 1,800 seat auditorium with two balconies
- Separate rehearsal space suitable for programming
Designed in scale with neighboring Levitt Center
- Seeking LEED Gold certification
Substantial completion projected for Spring 2016
Existing Hancher Auditorium
Demolition in progress
Archival documentation of existing building, other Iowa River valley architecture
School of Music Replacement Facility
Construction Webcam: School of Music Replacement Building
Address is 93 East Burlington St.
Downtown Iowa City
Main entrance at corner of Burlington and Clinton streets
90,000 sqaure feet
- 700-seat performance hall
Largely glass exterior
Seeking LEED Gold certification
Second floor auditoriums
Final completion projected for August 2016
design concepts unveiled
public notice of availability
FEMA, Public Notice of Availability, UI Visual Arts Building, Hancher Auditorium and Voxman/Clapp Relocation Environmental Assessments
Section 106 Process
FEMA Presentation, 11/01/2011 Art Building and Hancher/Voxman/Clapp, Demolition Resulting from Permanent Relocation
Architect Selection announcements
11/15/10 - LMN Architects selected to design new facility for UI School of Music
09/14/10 - Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects selected to design new Hancher building.
April 28, 2010: OPN has been selected as the Iowa-based architect of record for the replacement of Hancher Auditorium. M.A. Mortensen has been selected as CM Agent for this project.
Additional information about the Hancher-Voxman-Clapp replacement will be posted as it becomes available. If you have a comment or question, email firstname.lastname@example.org.