Jan Dempsey Renovation

  1. Capital Improvement Projects
Engineering Services

Development Services Building

171 N Ross St



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Project Overview New Facilities Renovations or Improvements

The Jan Dempsey Community Arts Center will receive an expansion of approximately 8,000 square-feet to accommodate classes for diverse dance disciplines as well as the Dean Road Ceramics Studio by providing needed studio, classroom, and gallery space. The interior of the existing building, including the dressing room, storage area, and office will be reconfigured. Improvements to the existing building will include renovating the restrooms, doorways, kitchen, dressing room, and main entrance. A new sidewalk will be constructed along the front of the facility. Additional parking will be constructed along East Drake Avenue, the existing building will receive roof repairs and roller shades will be installed. Relocating the ceramics studio to the Jan Dempsey Community Arts Center will free up space at Dean Road for therapeutics programs, as well as social and recreational activities designed for special needs residents. The project is part of the City of Auburn's Parks‚ Recreation‚ & Culture Master Plan.

The project was completed on Mar 27, 2024 with a total capital budget of $4,068,136.15.

Jan Dempsey Community Art Center plaque ceremony set for March 27th, 2024