National Underground Railroad Freedom Center - Cincinnati, OH
CLIENT: National Underground Railroad Freedom Center VALUE: $65M ROLE: CM
A beacon on the Ohio River, the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center is an educational and interactive museum at the center of Cincinnatiís Historic Riverfront district. This 160,000 SF, 3-pod building includes interactive multi-media exhibits, 325-seat theater, history galleries, public forum rooms, research area, education resource center and a two-story slave pen. The centerís location overlooking the Ohio River, on top of a municipal parking garage and less than a block from the Redsí Great American Ballpark, impacted the schedule and required tremendous cooperation with multiple entities. The challenges were many, but the team still maintained the original schedule, delivering the building on time.
♦ AWARDS & HONORS: Aon Build America Award, 2005
"The exceptional professionalism, integrity, construction management expertise and cooperation exhibited by the Megen, Dugan & Meyers, Brown team was critical in the development of this national landmark. We at the Freedom Center were fortunate to have this construction management team as our partners. "
Gary Bockelman, Former COO, National Underground Railroad Freedom Center