PROJECT CATALOG

 PROJECTDATETYPELOCATIONSIZECOLLABORATORS
Manhattan Theatre Club at City Center
Manhattan Theatre Club at City Center

Strategic renovations to serve Manhattan Theatre Club and better connect it with this iconic venue.
2001Performing ArtsNew York, NY18,500 sfMelissa Neel and Polshek Partnership Architects
Northlight Theatre
Northlight Theatre

A 350-seat thrust stage, reimagining an ancient prototype in a ground-up building.
1996Performing Arts Skokie, IL12,000 sf Melissa Neel, Morris Architects | Planners, and AOR Gund Partnership Photo Credit: J. Miller, H. Blessing
Chicago Center for the Performing Arts
Chicago Center for the Performing Arts

Adaptive reuse of a River West industrial complex to provide performance, rehearsal, and teaching space.
1997Performing ArtsChicago, IL10,000 sf Melissa Neel and Morris Architects | Planners
Briar Street Theatre
Briar Street Theatre

Renovations to an existing off-loop venue to prepare for the Blue Man Group experience
1997Performing ArtsChicago, IL22,000 sfMelissa Neel and Morris Architects | Planners
Jazz at Lincoln Center
Jazz at Lincoln Center

Schematic Design for a performance, education and broadcast facility devoted to jazz.
1999Performing ArtsNew York, NY100,000 sfMelissa Neel and Rafael Vinoly Architects
Liberty Theater
Liberty Theater

Study for the renovation of an historic Broadway theater to accommodate a 500-seat venue supporting live and mediated performance.
1999Performing ArtsNew York, NY10,000 sfMelissa Neel and Polshek Partnership Architects
Biltmore Theatre Study
Biltmore Theatre Study

Study for Manhattan Theatre Club’s future home on Broadway.
2001Performing ArtsNew York, NY25,451 gsfMelissa Neel, Polshek Partnership Architects
College of Fine Arts & Communication Recital Hall
College of Fine Arts & Communication Recital Hall - WIU

Schematic design for the conversion of a WPA-vintage gymnasium to a 500-seat concert hall.
2002Performing ArtsMacomb, IL18,000 sfMelissa Neel and Morris Architects | Planners
Village Townhouse
Village Townhouse

A new townhouse architecturally and programmatically integrated with its village neighbors, including a large, light-filled artist’s garret accessed via a 21st-century commercial elevator/Jules Verne time-travel machine.
2012ResidentialNew York, NY10,500 sfMelissa Neel, Leslie Gill Architect, and Eurostruct
Germantown Friends School
Germantown Friends School

A review of the school’s Quaker history, vision and values, and an exploration of campus and community-based opportunities supporting student growth.
2015ResidentialPhiladelphia, PA5,000 SFWG1, Leslie Gill Architect, and DIGSAU
Country Conservatory
Country Conservatory

A farmhouse renovation revealing a hidden gem to a gracious family of scholars and musicians.

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2021ResidentialLakeville, CT3,500 sfWG1, Laura Lyon Design, Studio 156, and UCE Fine Builders
The Public Theater
The Public Theater

Consolidation of administrative space for a storied New York theater company in the historic Astor Library.
2001Performing ArtsNew York, NY10,000 sf Melissa Neel and Polshek Partnership Architects
Beverly Arts Center Theater
Beverly Arts Center Theater

Performance space in a community cultural center.
2002Performing ArtsChicago, IL42,000 sfMelissa Neel, Wheeler Kearns Architects, and Morris Architects | Planners
Trinity Arts
Trinity Arts

A 200-seat black box theater, arts center and public face for a rural college campus.

2009Performing ArtsPalos Heights, IL12,000 sfMelissa Neel, Wheeler Kearns Architects, and Morris Architects | Planners
Sedona Residence
Sedona Residence

Home, dojo and retreat for a couple guiding others in the art of communion and communication.
1995ResidentialSedona, AZ1,500 sfMelissa Neel and Morris Architects | Planners
Red Hook
Red Hook Studio

Renovations to this erstwhile home of maritime cargo, to a laboratory for multidisciplinary arts exploration.

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2016Performing ArtsBrooklyn, NY13,000 sfWG1, Coffey Street Studios, Studio 156, and Will McLoughlin
Brooklyn Heights Aerie
Brooklyn Heights Aerie

Renovations to an early 20th century pied-a-terre to return it to a “light-filled and airy state."

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2018ResidentialBrooklyn, NY2,200 sfWG1, Urban Builders Group, PH Custom Homes, and Will McLoughlin
Old Town School of Folk Music
Old Town School of Folk Music

An award-winning 425 seat music hall, cultural and educational hub in a former WPA Chicago Public Library.

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1998Performing ArtsChicago, IL40,000 sfMelissa Neel, Wheeler Kearns Architects, Morris Architects | Planners, and Pepper Construction
Lookingglass Theatre
Lookingglass Theatre

A conversion of space in a Chicago landmark to highly flexible performance venue for an innovative, Tony award-winning ensemble.

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2003Performing ArtsChicago, IL15,000 sfMelissa Neel, Morris Architects | Planners, and Pepper Construction
Saint Ann’s School
Saint Ann’s School

Masterplan and prototypical classrooms, public and support space for an urban K-12 private school.

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2013EducationalBrooklyn, NY180,000 sfMelissa Neel, Leslie Gill Architect, and Eurostruct
Chicago Children’s Theatre
Chicago Children’s Theatre

Transformation of the 26th District Chicago Police Station to an incubator for young storytellers.

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2017Performing ArtsChicago, IL19,000 sfWG1, Wheeler Kearns Architects, and Pepper Construction
Venice Bungalow
Venice Bungalow

Renovations and additions to a whimsical two-story 1928 Venice Beach cottage to strengthen its cultural roots and return this oasis to its original charm.

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2019ResidentialLos Angeles, CA2,600 sfWG1 and Eurostruct
The Hotchkiss School
The Hotchkiss School

Strategic upgrades to support and enhance a dynamic student-driven theatrical program.

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2022EducationalLakeville, CT9,500 sfWG1, AA + D, and UCE Fine Builders
Chelsea Townhouse
Chelsea Townhouse

Freed of the constraints of a Victorian plan, the now-five-story structure has been adapted to the needs of a vibrant family.

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2010ResidentialNew York, NY6,500 sfWG1, Leslie Gill Architect, and Eurostruct
Taconic Lodge
Taconic Lodge

A compound envisioned in the tradition of the Adirondack Great Camp.

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2020ResidentialTaconic Mtns19,500 gsfWG1, AA + D, Charles & Co, UCE Fine Builders, and Will McLoughlin
Land Lab
Land Lab, Luling Elementary School

A proposal for a modular environmental laboratory for young students.

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2007EducationalLuling, LA1,000 sfMelissa Neel, Leslie Gill Architect, Laura Kurgan and Kate Orff
Tribeca Loft
Tribeca Loft

An artist’s live-work retreat in a 19th century pipe-manufacturing and storage facility.

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2005ResidentialTribeca, NY4,000 sfMelissa Neel, Leslie Gill Architect, and Eurostruct
Berkshire Barn
Berkshire Barn

A new barn for fine automobiles and farm equipment.

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2017ResidentialSalisbury, CT2,000 sfWG1, AA + D, UCE Fine Builders, and Will McLoughlin
Hollywood Hills Hideaway
Hollywood Hills Hideaway

A perch high above the storied Chateau Marmont, embodying the spirit of Hollywoodland’s “glorious freedom of the hills”.
2016ResidentialLos Angeles, CA5,000 SFWG1, Leslie Gill Architect, Aaron Neubert Architects, and Sarlan Builders