AUDUBON ZOO ENTRY, NEW ORLEANS

NEW CONSTRUCTION | JOINT VENTURE

PROJECT INFORMATION

COMPLETED: 2001

PROGRAM: SITE: 1 ACRE BUILDING:15,400 SF

BUDGET: $6 MILLION

CLIENT: THE AUDUBON INSTITUTE

MBA TEAM: CREED W. BRIERRE, ARCHITECT, AIA

The Audubon Zoo entry complex is the last major piece of the zoo revitalization plan begun years before. The new gateway buildings and plaza orient the visitor to the palm lined axis of the new zoo plan. The gateway structures include a large gift shop building and a building containing organization staff, membership, and a food and beverage concession. Cashio Cochran LLC selected Mathes Brierre Architects to be the associated architectural firm for this famous city landmark design.