PROJECT HIGHLIGHTS ■ New compound that provides creative workplace campus and landscape for the future ■ All new landscaping and walkways ■ Historic character of the original buildings preserved
Developed by Hackman Capital Partners, contracted by Taslimi Construction Company and featuring the work of KCK Architects, the Culver Studios redevelopment project consists of relocation, structural retrofit, and restoration of an existing group of four historic bungalows on the landmarked Culver Studios property. Work includes seismic retrofit of two additional historic structures, a new central plant serving all relocated and existing buildings, interior tenant improvements, accessibility upgrades, and new building systems for utilization of the buildings as office space.
The move and subsequent historic renovation of the structures, and the subsequent infill of new landscaping and walkways, not only makes way for needed new construction on the original site, but creates a new compound that consolidates and preserves the unique history of the studio, and provides a creative workplace campus and landscape for the studio of the 21st century.
All site amenities were developed to maintain the historic character of the buildings and open space. Work was designed by a qualified historic architect, constructed by contractors with preservation experience and monitored by a preservation consultant to meet the Secretary of the Interiors Standards for Rehabilitation of Historic Structures.
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