Note-Able Feature

Worker on platform outside of building under construction

Jeff Miller

Those aren’t wagon wheels that passersby spotted earlier this year during construction of the Hamel Music Center at the corner of Lake Street and University Avenue. The so-called windows are sound chambers — part of a system that will help provide optimal acoustics in the building’s concert hall, recital hall, and rehearsal spaces. The $55.8 million project is funded solely with private money, including a $25 million gift from the Mead Witter Foundation.

Published in the Summer 2018 issue


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