Segerstrom Center for the Arts
Costa Mesa, California
Size: 14 acres (entire complex)
Construction Cost: $200,000,000
Home to the Pacific Symphony, the Philharmonic Society of Orange County and the Pacific Chorale, JAMA and the Segerstrom Center have a long history. The firm provided structural design for the original Segerstrom Hall completed in 1986, and the iconic Cesar Pelli-designed structure opened in 2006. The venue features a 2,000-seat hall with five levels of seating from the Orchestra level up to an upper level Grand Tier. The theater, in tandem with the original 3000-seat Segerstrom Hall, the 500-seat Henry Sameuli Theater, and community plaza presents programming ranging from opera to Broadway shows to community educational programming to classical ballet and dance.