This project will convert a 15,000 sf Victorian-era structure to create space for permanent and rotating exhibition galleries, a lobby, a multi-purpose room, and personnel offices. Silman is designing a new mass timber framing system to replace the unreinforced masonry building's interior floor structure. The $18 million project will also construct a new addition for back-of-house functions.

Silman’s previous work for the institution includes stabilization of the landmarked Great Stone Barn in Mount Lebanon, NY.

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