University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Memorial Hall
Client: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
Architect: Calloway Johnson Moore West, P.A., Winston Salem NC
Completion Date: 2005
Delivery Method: General Contractor
Memorial Hall is the largest auditorium on the UNC-Chapel Hill campus. The structure was originally built in 1931. This renovation and addition project by T.A. Loving Company included new underground utilities, demolition of an existing addition, new fiber optic & electrical duct banks, and new mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems, including 5 new air handlers. The renovations included an expanded stage house, counterweight rigging system, eight new dressing rooms, rehearsal spaces, new lighting and audio systems and new orchestra shell. Backstage changes include a new loading dock, storage space, and an orchestra pit with pit lift. The renovated facility has 1500 seats.