The Arts District includes long-term plans to open Ohio State’s front door to the heart of the University District at 15th Avenue and High Street. The project, sited between 15th and 18th avenues, envisions high-quality, modern learning environments for interaction across arts disciplines. Included are new facilities for the School of Music and Department of Theatre, which will feature a home for the new Moving-Image Production program. The $161.6 million project includes both renovation and expansion to the School of Music building and construction of a new Department of Theater building. The project also includes work to enhance roadway and pedestrian access.
- BOT Approval for Professional ServicesNovember 20172018
- DesignMay 2018 – July 20192019
- Board Construction ApprovalMay 2019ConstructionJune 2019 – August 2021ConstructionJune 2019 – June 20222022
- Facility OpeningAugust 2022
AE/Design Architect: DLR Group & RA Stern Architects (RAMSA)