Eric Kronberg ’97, co-founder of Kronberg Wall, recognized for two award winning projects in New Orleans

Mar 16, 2015

Kronberg Wall, an architecture, planning and development firm in Atlanta, founded by Eric Kronberg (TSA ’97) and Adam Wall, is leading urban infill development and conscious urban placemaking in the Southeast, including two award winning projects in New Orleans. The New Orleans Jazz Market, home of the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra (NOJO) and Iberville Offsites, a restoration project of more than 100 dwellings in the heart of Treme, 7th Ward and Central City. 

The New Orleans Jazz Market, hosts 360 seats on its floor, a partial wrap-around balcony, and a retractable stadium seating section. The performing arts venue includes classrooms, a digital Jazz archive and administrative offices for the non-profit organization. One of the greatest design challenges was to provide suitable acoustic design that could add vibrancy and energy, creating an inspiring experience in the undisputed birthplace of jazz music. 

The project opening this Spring, was mentioned in the New York Times as one of the 52 places to visit in 2015 ‘the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra opens in a new home that has a state-of-the-art performance space, as well as exhibits of current and former jazz greats.’ In addition, the New Orleans Jazz Market has been honored with a 2015 Award for Excellence in Historic Preservation by the Louisiana Landmarks Society, recognizing projects completed in Orleans Parish (outside of the French Quarter) that represent outstanding examples of restoration or rehabilitation of historic buildings... Full Kronberg Wall Press Release

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