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Learn about the Jay Pritzker Pavilion's architect and other interesting facts below.

The Jay Pritzker Pavilion is illuminated for a nighttime performance.

SCHEDULE

Design Commencement – June 1999
Completion – July 2004
Dedication – July 24, 2004

SIZE

Includes 95,000 square foot lawn area; 4,000 fixed seats and approximately 7,000 lawn seats

DESCRIPTION

The Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park is one of the world’s most state-of-the-art outdoor music pavilions featuring a proscenium surrounded by billowing curves of stainless steel and a steel trellis that spans the audience.

OWNER

City of Chicago

ARCHITECT

Gehry Partners, LLP
Los Angeles, California

ARCHITECTURAL TEAM

Frank Gehry, Design Partner
Craig Webb, Project Designer

PROJECT TEAM

Reza Bagherzadeh, Chris Banks, Saffet Bekiroglu, Tom Besai, Manoucher Eslami, James Jackson, Leigh Jerrard, Kurt Komraus, Jason Luk, David May, Chris Mazzier, Frank Medrano, Sy Melgazo, Napolean Merana, Chris Mercier, Julianna Morais, Diego Petrate, Birgit Schneider, Tensho Takemori, Karen Tom, Scott Uriu, Adam Wheeler


PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Public Building Commission of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois

STRUCTURAL ENGINEER

OWP/P Architects
Chicago, Illinois

MECHANICAL AND ELECTRICAL ENGINEER

McDonough Associates
Chicago, Illinois

THEATER CONSULTANT AND LIGHTING DESIGNER

Schuler Shook
Chicago, Illinois

ACOUSTICAL CONSULTANT AND AUDIO SYSTEMS DESIGN

TALASKE | SOUND THINKING
Oak Park, Illinois

CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT

URS Construction Services
Chicago, Illinois

CONTRACTOR

Walsh Construction
Chicago, Illinois