Overview

This was an expansion of the National World War II Museum adding 69,200 SF to the facility. Constructed with precast concrete, glass and 30-gauge steel, the project was part of a nine-phase expansion program. Highlights of the museum’s new addition include the Solomon Victory Theater, Stage Door Canteen and American Sector Restaurant. High-end components are showcased throughout, including Brazilian teak hardwood floors, chain-link welded mesh finishes and extensive use of stainless steel. The museum offers thousands of artifacts related to World War II, including vehicles, weapons, equipment and many photo, video and interactive exhibits. 

Details

Awards
  • South Central Construction, Best of Louisiana – Judges Award for Design
  • South Central Construction, Best of Louisiana Best in Category – Best Cultural Project
  • Associated Builders and Contractors, New Orleans/Bayou Chapter, Excellence in Construction Merit Gold Award
  • Associated General Contractors of America, National AON Build America Award, Best New Building Project
  • Precast Prestressed Concrete Institute, PCI Design Award
S&P Services
  • General Contracting
  • BIM-Based Management
Owner

World War II Museum, Inc.

Location

New Orleans, Louisiana

Size

69,200 SF

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