PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] — The last beam will be hoisted into place during a topping-off ceremony at Brown’s new Perry and Marty Granoff Center for the Creative Arts on Thursday, March 25, 2010, at 11 a.m.
The new building is located at 145 Angell St., west of Thayer Street.
Brown students, faculty and administrators will be able to sign their names on the beam prior to the topping-off ceremony.
Speakers at the ceremony include Richard Fishman, professor of visual art and director of the Creative Arts Center at Brown; Charles Renfro, architect; and Thomas Goemaat, chief executive officer of Shawmut Design and Construction.
Brown’s Creative Arts Council is sponsoring the traditional ceremony in which an evergreen tree and a United States flag ride aloft on the final beam in recognition of a successful job and of the work of American trades people.
More information about the center is available at http://news.brown.edu/pressreleases/2009/05/cac
A consultant’s report on the economic impact of of the center’s construction and operation is available for download at www.brown.edu/web/ri/docs/appleseed-cac.pdf (pdf).
- Richard Fishman, professor of visual art and director of the Creative Arts Center
- Charles Renfro, architect
- Thomas Goemaat, chief executive officer of Shawmut Design and Construction
- University officials, faculty, staff and students
Topping-off ceremony for the Perry and Marty Granoff Center for the Creative Arts
145 Angell St., a half block west of Thayer Street
11 a.m., Thursday, March 25, 2010