Ohio Building Authority / Aronoff Center
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
Size: 215,000 SF/New Construction
2,719-Seat “Broadway House” Theater, 437-Seat Theater, 150 Seat Black-Box Theater, Gallery Exhibition Spaces, Gift Shops, Ticket Office, Administration and Operations Offices
The Aronoff Center for the Arts is located in the heart of downtown Cincinnati and consists of three very distinct performance spaces:
o The Procter & Gamble Hall seats 2,719, with a fully equipped stage, state-of-the-art sound and lighting and a beautiful ceiling studded with 3,000 fiber optic lenses that create a starlight effect. Excellent sight lines and comfortable seating add to the enjoyment of any event.
o The Jarson-Kaplan Theater is a 437-seat, with a dramatic ceiling featuring 2,700 fiber optic lights. The theater is a perfect setting for small and medium-sized performances or meetings.
o The Fifth Third Bank Theater is a studio theater which seats up to 150, and can be configured for a wide variety of functions from theater to dinners and dances for up to 180.
GBBN Architects in collaboration with Pelli Clarke Pelli.