Gerry Foundation, Inc., Bethel Woods Center for the Arts Master Plan
Westlake Reed Leskosky addressed the significant complexities of operational planning for a cultural and performing arts center of this significance. Drawing large numbers of patrons to outdoor performances and events, the Bethel Woods Center for the Arts is designed to handle visitor flow and the movement of 17,000 to 30,000 people at a given time.
Design was just a part of the development of Bethel Woods Center for...
University of Mount Union, Campus Master Plan
University of Mount Union
Campus Master Plan
Westlake Reed Leskosky was retained by the University of Mount Union in July 2011 to prepare a campus master plan for Alliance, Ohio liberal arts campus. The master plan, intended to build upon the 2010 strategic plan, will provide planning and phasing recommendations for near-term initiatives (within 5 years) and long-term initiatives (within 5 to 10 years). The master plan...
Cleveland Arts District Master Plan
Building on the firm's decades of involvement with Playhouse Square Center, Westlake Reed Leskosky is currently working with a developer to master plan an urban arts district in downtown Cleveland. The area in question encompasses approximately 1 million square feet at the nexus of several important educational and cultural institutions, including: Cleveland State University, Playhouse Square Center Theatre District, Cuyahoga Community College, Gateway Sports and Entertainment District (including Progressive Field),...
Pennsylvania State University, College of Arts & Architecture Master Plan
Westlake Reed Leskosky created a 20 year Master Plan for the College of Arts & Architecture, comprised of several academic and performing arts units, including: Theatre, Dance, Music, Visual Arts, Architecture and Landscape Architecture, Art History, Integrative Arts, the Palmer Museum of Art, and the Center for Performing Arts. The College enrolls 1,900 students and currently possesses one million gross square feet of facilities across the University Park campus.
David A. Straz Center for the Performing Arts, David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts Master Plan
Commanding a prominent site along the Hillsborough River in Tampa, Florida, the David A. Straz Center for the Performing Arts (formerly Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center) is the sixth largest performing arts center in the U.S. and currently hosts over 600,000 patrons per year at 9,600 events. Westlake Reed Leskosky has been working with the the Straz Center for the past 10 years on a variety of studies and master...
George Mason University, George Mason University College of Visual and Performing Arts Master Plan
Westlake Reed Leskosky developed the Facilities Master Plan for the Fairfax, Prince William, and Arlington, Virginia campuses of the College of Visual + Performing Arts (CVPA) at George Mason University. This plan will advance the University, create a new sense of community, and bring the academic units together in an integrated way. The Master Plan analyzed facilities on each campus and identified, based on interviews with 27 key...
Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Hillcrest Hospital Major Campus Expansion
Hillcrest Hospital serves a four county region in Northeastern Ohio-a population requiring broader healthcare services than when the hospital was built in 1968. It is one of only six hospitals in the US to be ranked ten times among the nation's Top 100 Hospitals and a Top 100 Hospital for its cardiovascular services by Thomson Healthcare. Continuing a two-decade consultancy relationship with Hillcrest Hospital that has encompassed more...
The Finch Group, Innova Living
Westlake Reed Leskosky is designing a new housing complex in the Hough Neighborhood of Cleveland, Ohio. This $35 million mixed use development will be constructed in two phases via Design Build delivery and will contain 300+ studio, one and two bedroom apartments, retail and office in 360,000 SF of new construction on a 4.65 acre site.
The new development is located across the street from the main entrance...
Oberlin College Green Arts District
Oberlin College is a four-year, liberal arts college that is noted for its academic excellence, its historical commitment to social engagement and diversity, and its artistic climate on campus. The College has retained Westlake Reed Leskosky to master plan the development of a downtown block in order to create a College and Community Green Arts District. This mixed-use development will be a LEED certified block that will set the standard...
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts building was constructed in 1876 and is the first structure in the United States specifically designed for fine art instruction and exhibition in a consolidated facility. Designed by renowned Philadelphia architects Frank Furness and George Hewitt, the building is considered one the finest examples of late Victorian architecture and represents a prelude to the emerging industrial and modern design movements. One...
PlayhouseSquare Master Plan and Implementation
Westlake Reed Leskosky orchestrated a master plan for a theater district downtown that is now a major visitor attraction and economic
development catalyst for Cleveland. PlayhouseSquare attracts over 2,000,000 patrons annually to a wide variety of arts and entertainment events, injects new income into greater Cleveland, and has initiated a renaissance of development in the district with significant annual impact. Key to the master plan of the 60-acre site was...
Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Westlake Reed Leskosky engaged in a facilities assessment for the Sheikh Khalifa Medical Center site in 2007. The scope include the assessment of forty-one (41) buildings totaling over 1,300,000 sf. Assessment included architectural, medical, mechanical, electrical, structural and all other systems on the 100 acre main campus site.
In addition to this, Westlake Reed Leskosky evaluated sixteen (16) clinic buildings throughout Abu Dhabi totaling over 550,000 sf. The...
Saint Vincent – Saint Mary High School, St. Vincent-St. Mary High School Master Plan
Selected through a design competition, Westlake Reed Leskosky completed a Master Plan for this co-educational, college preparatory Catholic High School in Akron, Ohio. The goals for the project were to give vision and direction to the campus for the next decade and beyond, while expressing the school's Catholic mission, displaying the energy and excitement of campus activities, and creating a legacy of fellowship for future generations of students, faculty and...
Pennsylvania State University
College of Arts & Architecture Master Plan
State College, Pennsylvania
David A. Straz Center for the Performing Arts
David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts Master Plan
George Mason University
George Mason University College of Visual and Performing Arts Master Plan
Fairfax, Prince William, Arlington, Virginia
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates