Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts

Altoona, PA

Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts

Altoona, PA

Institution Type:

Higher Education

Project Class:

Classroom, Theatre / Auditorium

Project Delivery System:

General Contractor

Construction Type:

Renovation

The outside area of the building includes new walkways, a service entrance for equipment and scenery loading and unloading, as well as an entrance directly into the addition. Inside, there is a new art gallery, a scene shop where set designs can be constructed, and a stage extension, which adds to the utility of the existing theatre. The new performing arts studio with a hardwood dance floor is enveloped with a curtain wall, giving the dancers inside a prime view of the campus and its shade trees.

Details and Awards

Total Square Feet

26,791

New Construction Square Feet

6,660

Start Date

03/02/2009

Substantial Completion

02/01/2010

Address

Penn State University
Altoona campus
Altoona, PA 16602

Owner

The Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA 16802

Architect

Perfido Weiskopf Wagstaff + Goettel
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Civil Engineer

Pennoni Associates, Inc.
Monroeville, PA 15146

Structural Engineer

Atlantic Engineering Services
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

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