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Jim Rouse Visionary Center at AVAM

This expansion involves the renovation
and adaptation of a whiskey barrel
warehouse into exhibit, classroom, and reception/performance space. Work also includes the development of a master plan for linking the museum
complex of buildings and the integration into historic Federal Hill. The project received federal and state
historic tax credits and recycles the
existing wood timbers as a backdrop for changing exhibits.

Size: 28,000 SF

Location: Baltimore, MD

Completion: 2004

Cost: $6,500,000

Completed by Khanh Uong, Project Architect, with Cho Ben Holback + Associates

Photo Credit: Alain Jaramillo

Historic Whiskey Barrel Warehouse
Historic Whiskey Barrel Warehouse

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Balcony Gallery
Balcony Gallery

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Event Space with Whiskey Barrel Stave Wall
Event Space with Whiskey Barrel Stave Wall

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Historic Whiskey Barrel Warehouse
Historic Whiskey Barrel Warehouse

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Historic Whiskey Barrel Warehouse
Balcony Gallery
Whiskey Barrel Stave Wall
Main Gallery and Classrooms
Entry Vestibule and Reception Desk
Main Gallery
Balcony
Event Space
Exterior Entrance
Event Space with Whiskey Barrel Stave Wall