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The New JACC announces contractor selection

Juneau, February 28, 2017
The Partnership Board, on behalf of the New Juneau Arts and Culture Center (New JACC) project, is pleased to announce the selection of a contractor to begin a Construction Manager/General Contractor (CM/GC) approach to the development of the building.  Cornerstone Construction, an Alaskan firm based in Anchorage, will join NorthWind Architects and the Design/Construction Committee of the Board to begin the Design Development phase of the project.

The New JACC is envisioned as a modern, flexible, and inviting community arts and culture center.  It will embody the vibrant arts community of Juneau including music, drama, dance, visual arts, media arts, literary arts and cultural events.  The New JACC will expand Juneau’s capacity to attract both visitors and residents, and will include:

  • A 300-seat theater
  • A large community hall
  • Green rooms and dressing rooms
  • Scene shop
  • A 120-seat black box/event studio
  • Gift shop
  • Meeting rooms
  • Gallery exhibit space
  • Café
  • Office spaces
  • Sound studio

More information about the project can be found at www.newjacc.org
Inquiries may be directed to Katharine Heumann, Project Coordinator,Katharine@jahc.org or 586-5099.

About The Partnership Board
The Partnership Board was formed in 2016 by the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council to design and construct the New JACC. The Board and this project aim to foster creativity and cooperation among artists, arts organizations, and the community of Juneau.

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