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Granada Theatre Restoration

Granada Theatre
Santa Barbara, CA 

MCH helped renovate this Historic Theatre as an anchoring component of Santa Barbara’s theater district. The Granada now  serves  as a year-round venue for theater, dance, orchestra, recitals, opera, musicals, film series (including premiers and festivals), lectures and conferences. Of prime importance is its new role as the home of the Santa Barbara Symphony.  Work included noise control design for new HVAC and exterior noise control in an urban environment, computer modeling, design of a custom orchestra shell, variable acoustics and full audio and & video recording and projection systems.

  • 1550 seat Historic Renovation hall

  • Custom Orchestra Shell

  • Variable acoustics for multiple uses, including cinema

  • Expanded performer support spaces & new HVAC

  • CATT-Acoustic Computer Modeling

  • $45M total cost

Architect: PMSM Architects
Completion: 2008

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