CMNHA – Cleveland Museum of Natural History Expansion – Ohio - Project Profile
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The Cleveland Museum of Natural History Authority (CMNHA) is undertaking the renovation and expansion of the Cleveland Museum of Natural History in Ohio, the US.
The project involves the renovation and expansion of museum facilities in three phases.
The first phase includes the construction of a 300-space parking garage off East Boulevard on the north side of the complex and a new Perkins Wildlife Center on its south side, off Jeptha Drive.
The second phase, which is projected to commence in late summer 2016, includes the construction of a new exhibits hall, lobby and courtyard.
The third phase involves renovations of the existing building and the creation of an Ohio Gallery, a new Murch Auditorium and a new Discovery Center. This final phase is projected to begin in mid-2019.
It includes the construction of an auditorium, a planetarium, parking and related facilities, and the expansion of 27,871m2 of building area.
Fentress Architects and Aecom has been appointed as architects, Buro Happold as engineering consultant, Reich+Petch Architects Inc. and Thinc Design as exhibit designers, URS Corporation as architectural and engineering services consultant, and Panzica/Gilbane as construction contractor.
In March 2015, Cleveland City Council design review committee approved the first phase of the project.
On June 15, 2015, Ground breaking ceremony held and construction works commenced on first phase and the construction work on the entire project is scheduled for completion in 2020.
Key Bank has donated US$2 million to the construction of Cleveland Museum of Natural History project.
In January 2017, construction activities on the first phase were completed.
Planning activities on the remaining phases are underway and construction activities are scheduled to be completed by 2020.
The project involves the renovation and expansion of museum facilities in Cleveland, Ohio, the US.
The US$150 million project includes the following: