A publication of AIA New York, Volume 80, Issue 3. Cover: Rendering of the 499-person auditorium in a theater-in-the-round configuration at the Perelman Center designed by REX, now under construction at the World Trade Center in lower Manhattan. Image: Luxigon.
Progress Report: News on The Ronald O. Perelman Center for the Performing Arts, featured in our Fall issue (“Staged Right”): On December 14, the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development committed $89 million towards construction of the building. The design/construction team includes REX Architecture (design architect), Davis Brody Bond (executive architect), Sciame (construction manager), Charcoalblue (theater design consultant), and DBI Projects (construction consultant/owner’s representative). Completion is scheduled for 2021.