Summary: At a public open house, city officials took the wraps off of the recently renovated Bicentennial Center in Salina, Kansas. Convergence Design led the design team for this project. There is a nice photo gallery at the link.
The Salina Bicentennial Center held an open house Tuesday evening to unveil the recent renovations the facility has undergone.
On hand for the open house were many local public officials as well as Bicentennial Center staff and representatives of the construction companies behind the renovations. Some of those individuals in attendance included Salina Mayor Jon Blanchard, City Manager Jason Gage, Bicentennial Center General Manager Ron Rideout, Salina Arts and Humanities Director Brad Anderson, Salina Liberty General Manager Francis Flax, McCown Gordon Construction Regional Manager Todd Knight, REW Development Executive Vice President Todd Nelson and David Greusel, Founding Principal of Convergence Design. More than 100 people attented the event.
A tour was given to show those in attendance the new look of the facility. A new piece of art work called “Revival”, desgined by Matthew Dehaemers of Shawnee, Kansas, was also lit as part of the festivities.
The renovations, which started in December of 2014, were completed earlier this month at a cost of $13 million. The upgrades brought the facility up to ADA regulation.
Photos by Danielle Norwood/Salina Post (click to enlarge):