Garden City, N.Y. — Construction is complete for the new performing arts and recreation complex at Adelphi University in Garden City. The project included the renovation of Olmstead Theatre and Woodruff Hall as well as the addition of the Center for Recreation and Sports. Woodruff Hall now includes recreation facilities, offices, labs, classrooms and a pool. A new glass lobby was added to the building’s south side and serves as the primary entrance to the Center for Recreation and Sports, which features features a three-court, below-grade gymnasium. A 310-space, underground parking garage was constructed with varsity athletic fields on top of it. The western part of the complex consists of the renovated 350-seat Olmstead Theatre and the addition of 60,000 square feet of performing arts space that includes practice rooms, teaching studios, classrooms, a concert hall, and additional performance venues. The project is also applying for LEED-Silver certification. Cannon Design was the project architect.
— Coleman Wood