As of today, June 17, crews are occupying St. Paul and Carlisle to begin preparing the site of what will become the new Performing Arts Centre in St. Catharines.
Preliminary work on the on the 95,000 square foot cultural and academic complex designed by Diamond + Schmitt Architects will include installation of services, excavation, preparation of the facility’s foundations, establishing a compound area and securing the site.
The first major milestone will be erecting a crane to assist with moving materials around the site.
“We’re eager to see workers back on site and initiate construction on our new Performing Arts Centre,” said Mayor Brian McMullan. “This centre will change the face of our downtown landscape and once open, breathe new life into the heart of our city.”
The stunning state-of-the-art facility will be comprised of four unique performance venues capable of hosting a variety of events, productions and performances.