The Art Institute of Philadelphia /
Education Management Corporation
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

1622 Chestnut Street Renovation

Renovation of this historic landmark on Chestnut Street in Center City Philadelphia was accomplished while the facility remained occupied and operational. Originally designed in 1928 as the CBS flagship radio station affiliate, the building is designated as a historical site by the Philadelphia Historical Commission. The multiphased project involved: ±72,000 SF of interior renovations including new mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems and new finishes throughout; elevator modernization; roof replacement and restoration of the existing glass Light Tower; and cleaning, repointing and restoration of the Art Deco façade

Architect:  Klaus Associates
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1610 Chestnut Street Annex Renovation

Conversion of former retail space into classrooms and offices, ± 40,000 SF

Architect:  Klaus Associates
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Audio Room Renovation
Architect:  Studio 109 Designs
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School of Culinary Arts

Multiple projects including:

– New Educational Facility, ± 24,000 SF
– Interior Renovations, ± 25,000 SF
– New Skill Kitchen, ± 4,500 SF

–  New Skill Kitchen and Locker Room, ± 1,000 SF
– Locker Room Renovation, ± 2,340 SF

Architect:  Klaus Associates
The Art Institute of Philadelphia, School of Culinary Arts

Additional Project

Office and Classroom Renovations

Renovations over eight floors, ± 30,000 SF

Architect:  Sheward-Henderson Architects

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