Architecture

/ TULANE CITY CENTER

  • PROJECT DESCRIPTION

     

    The project is an adaptive reuse of the shell of the circa 1930 Kaufman's Department Store to provide the new home for the Tulane City Center. The City Center is the applied urban research and outreach program of the Tulane School of Architecture.

     

    The renovated structure provides flexible and adaptable spaces for deign studios, public events and building component and prototype fabrication.

     

    The existing structure is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The project qualifies for historic preservation tax credits and the design complies with the Secretary of the Interior's Standards for the Treatment of Historic Structures.

     

    Construction was completed in Summer of 2014 in time for the fall semester. The first Tulane City Center studio class began the custom fit of furniture and features of their own design. Future studios will continue to add their own design imprint.

     

     

  • Credits

     

    Photographs /

     

    CCWIV & GCHP - Color Photos

    CCWIV - Black and White Photos

    New Orleans Historic Collection

     

    Client /

     

    Gulf Coast Housing Partnership

     

    Tenant /

     

    Tulane City Center

     

    Furnishings and Equipment/

     

    Tulane City Center

     

    Structural Engineer /

     

    Harmon Engineering LLC

     

    MEP Engineer /

     

    jba consulting engineers

     

    Contractor /

     

    F.H. Myers Construction Corp.

     

     

  • Links

  • Awards

    Louisiana Landmarks Society /

     

    2015 Award for Excellence in Historic Preservation

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