Robert P Madison International, Inc was the designer and provided full A/E Services for Tommy LiPuma Center for Innovation in the Arts in Cleveland, Ohio.

The Center for Innovation In the Arts which is the first of its type in the City of Cleveland is located on the Metropolitan Campus of Cuyahoga Community College, the four-story, 75,000 sq. ft facility contains numerous student programs in music technology.  Included will be a state-of-the-art Recording Studio, a Black Box Theater, Acting and Dance Classrooms and several Interactive Class-rooms for video animation and video editing.

Due to the unique requirements of the facility, special attention has been given to the exterior envelope and interior wall and floor systems with regard to sound attenuation and vibration.

The Center is also the new home for the Rock and Rock Hall of Fame Museum Library and Archive Artifact Storage, occupying approximately 25,000 sq. ft. of the facility.

RPMI adhered to the College’s $28,000,000 budget from the start of the project through completion.  The work was performed on a fast track basis requiring four bid packages.  Each package was completed on schedule.  RPMI worked closely with the CM for cost control and was responsible for total project coordination and project closeout.  RPMI communicated with the College and CM on a daily basis