Black Box Acting Studios

Chicago, N/A / United States of America

Perimeter Architects transformed a standard storefront commercial space into an actors’ speakeasy. The client wanted a professional space with a dangerous vibe. Actors are welcomed with a lobby animated with a sculpted ceiling and then confronted with a metal cage corridor where they leave behind the real world as they enter the teaching studios. Bold window graphics hide storage spaces which buffer the street noise from the studios.



Architect of Record

Branyo Dvorak
Perimeter Architects
1732 W. Hubbard #1B
Chicago, Illinois 60622
Phone: 773 526-0788
Fax: 773 526-7554
branyo@perimeterarchitects.com

General Contractor

Chris Ongkiko
Raw Company Concepts
2801 W. Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60622
Phone: 773 772-0406
chris@rawbuildingconcepts.com

Consultant 1

Pat Furey
Drexel Engineering
1 Riverside Road
Riverside, Illinois 60546
Phone: 708 442-7045
pfurey@drexeng.com

Photography

Georgi Ivanov

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