Hamilton Garden Opens Atop The Kimmel Center

 

Photo courtesy of the Kimmel Center

  • NewsWorks showcases the remodeling of the Kimmel Center’s Dorrance H. Hamilton Rooftop Garden atop South Broad. At the expense of some of the space’s commanding vistas, project designer BLTa Architects focused on canceling out the exchange of sound between the Perelman Theater and the function space, as well as providing a bit more control over the extremes of temperatures that had limited rentals in the past to only eight to ten events per year. “This improvement will drive our bottom line,” says David Thiele, the center’s vice president.
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