Client: EDC, City of New York

Brooklyn, New York
60,000 ft2

Completed / 2013

Currently housing BRIC Arts | Media and UrbanGlass, the $40 million expansion to Brooklyn's historic Strand Theater provides performance spaces, a television recording studio, art galleries, glass blowing facilities, and classrooms for these two organizations. LEESER Architecture won a bid by the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) for the renovation of this Brooklyn Cultural District landmark.

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2015 Building Brooklyn Award for Community Development

2014 MASterworks Award for Neighborhood Catalyst

2010 Public Design Commission of the City of New York Award for Excellence in Design