After the moderator had concluded Friday’s raucus two-hour Amphitheater dialogue, an oddly reassuring Chautauqua scene developed.
At Saturday’s Chautauqua Property Owners Association general meeting, the Hall of Philosophy was packed with homeowners itching to know how eventual construction on the Amphitheater could affect their properties.
Prior to the season, the Institution announced plans to further engage the Chautauqua community on the Amphitheater project. It’s working. The community is engaged.
The Chautauqua Property Owners Association will use its first general meeting 9 a.m. Saturday in the Hall of Philosophy as
Community interest in Chautauqua’s ambitious plans for its Amphitheater centerpiece continues to run high. There was another full house at Friday’s Institution-sponsored session in the Hall of Christ.
Chautauqua Institution’s outreach to community members on the Amphitheater project concluded its first week last Friday morning in the Hall
While most Chautauquans were home for the winter, the gardens, landscapes, buildings and grounds staff and crews were busy continuing to make Chautauqua Institution a more sustainable community.
RUBY WALLAU | Staff PhotographerAt top, Chautauqua property owners view the choir rehearsal room in the back-of-house during a tour
For the past three years Chautauquans have been hearing about the $33 million Amphitheater renovation project, the largest public works project ever proposed for the Institution. The Amp project is the centerpiece of Chautauqua’s six-year Promise Campaign.
Doug Conroe, director of operations, accompanied by John Shedd, director of facilities and administrator of architectural and land use regulations, took over the Hultquist Center porch Wednesday morning to lead almost 30 community members in a discussion of “Lake and Storm Water Management.”