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Virginia Historical Society / South Wing Addition
Located in Richmond’s Museum District, the Virginia Historical Society’s new South Wing has an enhanced, modern atmosphere and consists of four floors, a basement, and roof-top penthouse. The wing contains a 490-seat auditorium and 3,600 square-feet of new gallery space with a large classroom for students. There are 6,700 square-feet of added office space on the 3rd floor, and the 4th floor is dedicated to storing the society’s archives.
The project site was constrained by continuous operations at adjacent cultural attractions and a tight footprint for the building addition. These issues were overcome through collaborative planning and communications with stakeholders throughout the project.