Former Opera House Reopens As State-Of-The-Art Music Venue

31 January, 2019

The Met Philadelphia, formerly the Philadelphia Metropolitan Opera House, recently reopened after a $56 million renovation. Bohler proudly provided civil engineering and permitting services for the adaptive reuse project, one of the many historic redevelopments along Philly’s North Broad corridor.

The Live Nation concert venue features numerous elements of the former opera house, while offering exciting entertainment, great food and special VIP guest experiences. Bob Dylan & His Band kicked off the grand opening, marking his 50th performance in Philadelphia.

With plenty of major headliners on the schedule for 2019, the venue needed to accommodate large tours. Bohler’s design team assisted with a complicated truck circulation plan designed to navigate the oversized trucks and buses through narrow city streets.

The revamped 39,200 SF facility contains 3,400 seats, 25 bars, two-level balconies and an incredible stage.

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