The already massive Central High School is expanding by 45,000 square feet with a new $42 million performing arts center, kickstarted with a $10 million donation by a prominent graduate. The design for the two-story addition was done by MGA Partners, a local architecture firm. Plans call for the addition to hold a 400-seat theater, a STEM innovation center, a digital media and technology center, and common areas. It will be located on the north lawn, near the corner of Ogontz and Olney Avenues.
Alumni Hall of Fame member Joseph M. Field (192), founder of Entercom Communications, violinist and philanthropist, has donated the initial $10 million for a $42 million capital improvement campaign for Central High School. The centerpiece of the effort is a new two-story Performing Arts Center that will house its music and theater programs. Joe […]