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Palo Alto High School - New Performing Arts Center
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Project Overview

Paly's New Performing Arts Center is currently planned to have a seating capacity of 550-600 with approximately 400 at orchestra level and 200 at balcony level. A lobby with restrooms, tickets, concession and gallery display space will be incorporated, as well as a drama classroom with green rooms and adjacent changing rooms. Also provided will be a stage with side wings, a full fly, orchestra pit and trap room.

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Project Plans

Project Schedule

Milestone Schedule Dates

Architect Contract Approval

April 14, 2009
Conceptual Design Approval June 22 , 2010
Schematic Design Approval January 17, 2012
Submit to DSA January 29, 2013*
Approval by DSA September 22, 2013*
Bid Opening November 22, 2013*
Award of Contract December 8, 2013*
Notice to Proceed December 18, 2013*
Substantial Completion June 13, 2015*
Planned Occupancy August 17, 2015*

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Construction Updates


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Revised December 2012