Forest Hills Public School District Fine Arts Center

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Awards

  • AIA Grand Valley (Michigan) Building Award and Sustainable Design Award
    AIA Michigan Honor Award for Building Design
    AIA Wisconsin Merit Award
  • American School and University Education Excellence Specialized Facility Award

The LEED Silver Certified 62,000-s.f. Fine Arts Center serves 17 schools in the Forest Hills district and Western Michigan and provides space for Broadway traveling shows, symphony, ballet, school concerts, performances, and community education. Holabird & Root programmed and designed the 1,200-seat theater component of the Center, paying special attention to load-in and load-out capabilities and ease of technical setup.

The lower level has 36 makeup stations with flexible privacy partitions that can adapt to casts with various genders and ages.