Clayton Center for the Arts

LOCATION: Maryville, TN
PROJECT NOTES: The City of Maryville and the City of Alcoa agreed to collaborate with Maryville College to construct a new fine art and performance complex to be located on the Maryville College campus. To manage such a complex and highly specialized venture, the owners selected LawlerWood as their project manager and owner's representative. The complex consists of two buildings that house a 1200-seat performance hall, a 250-seat recital hall, a 200-seat "Bench Box" flexible theater, three gallery/exhibit spaces, and a grand lobby that can also be used for special events. Financing included funds from municipal, federal, and private sources. The project was successfully completed on time and within the $47M budget.