The Morse Theatre

The Morse Theatre , originally built in 1912 as a nickelodeon theater and vaudeville house, had been largely forgotten and unused in recent years. In 2006 the building was purchased with the intention of converting it back into the grand venue it was originally intended to be. The multi-million dollar renovation restored the theatre space to a 299 seat live music venue with a old Chicago style restaurant occupying the front of the building.

Before Renovation, 2007

The Morse, Circa 1912

Sustainable Elements:

● Reuse of an existing building, located in a dense community, adjacent to mass transit

● Solar panel hot water system

● A green roof system that does not require irrigation

● Low-flow plumbing fixtures in all restrooms

● An LED lit marquee

● Recycled building materials and interior finishes

● An eco-elevator that is 50% more energy efficient than conventional models

● Low VOC carpet, paint, and adhesives

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