Pick-Staiger Concert Hall

Pick-Staiger Concert Hall is a concert hall on the campus of Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. The hall was named for Corinne Frada Pick, Pick's wife, and Pauline Pick Staiger, his sister and Staiger's late wife. The building was constructed mostly from precast concrete and glass and seats 1003. All seats have an unobstructed view of the stage. It also includes thirty plastic dish-shaped panels over the stage. There is also adjustable acoustical drapery which can be adjusted to meet the particular requirements of each performance.

Pick-Staiger Concert Hall
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Pick-Staiger Concert Hall is located in Chicago metropolitan area
Pick-Staiger Concert Hall
Location within Chicago metropolitan area
Pick-Staiger Concert Hall is located in Illinois
Pick-Staiger Concert Hall
Pick-Staiger Concert Hall (Illinois)
Pick-Staiger Concert Hall is located in the United States
Pick-Staiger Concert Hall
Pick-Staiger Concert Hall (the United States)
General information
TypeConcert hall
Location50 Arts Circle Drive
Coordinates42°03′10″N 87°40′19.9″W / 42.05278°N 87.672194°W / 42.05278; -87.672194Coordinates: 42°03′10″N 87°40′19.9″W / 42.05278°N 87.672194°W / 42.05278; -87.672194
Completed1975
Dimensions
Other dimensions1,003 seating capacity
Design and construction
ArchitectEdward D. Dart of Loebl, Schlossman, Dart & Hackl

ArchitectureEdit

The building was designed by renowned Mid-Century modern architect Edward D. Dart of Loebl, Schlossman, Dart & Hackl.

ReferencesEdit

  • Dart, Susan (1993). Edward Dart Architect. ISBN 1-879260-09-3.
  • http://digital-libraries.saic.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/findingaids/id/13452/rec/13[dead link]