Milwaukee Youth Arts Center

Milwaukee, WI

The Milwaukee Youth Arts Center houses rehearsal spaces for the Milwaukee Youth Symphony Orchestra and First Stage Children’s Theater. This 50,000 square foot facility was created from an old warehouse / garage and has become a national model to jointly house and program youth arts organizations.

Completed in 2005.


  • ASID Wisconsin Design Excellence Award – Historic Renovation / Recycle (Silver) – 2005
  • City of Milwaukee Mayor’s Design Award – 2005