Tagged: reese rowland

Stakes are High in $68M Renovation of Robinson Center

by Jan Cottingham 8/11/2014 12:00 am

Robinson Center is a multipurpose venue. It must accommodate the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, Broadway plays, Ballet Arkansas and commencement ceremonies — in addition to conventions and conferences — and each of these has different and sometimes even opposite technical requirements, particularly acoustical requirements.

Reese Rowland Named Fellow of American Institute of Architects

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/7/2014 12:00 am

Reese Rowland has been named a fellow of the American Institute of Architects, awarded to fewer than 4 percent of AIA members. He was one of 46 architects selected in the design category. The fellowship program honors architects who have made a significant contribution to architecture and their communities.

Arkansas' Iconic Meeting Venues Getting Facelift

by Todd Traub 10/21/2013 12:00 am

Meeting planners, when doing what they do best, now have — or will soon have — some revamped spaces to consider in Little Rock, Hot Springs and Mena.

Leveraging the River (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 9/30/2013 12:00 am

Money remains tight in what continues to be a slow economic recovery, but the plans for Robinson presented last week, which feature a stunning glass-walled conference space overlooking the river, use the city’s great asset, the fast-flowing Arkansas, to beautiful effect.

U.S. Marshals Museum in Fort Smith Fights for Funding

by Luke Jones 3/4/2013 12:00 am

After several bumpy years, the U.S. Marshals Museum project in Fort Smith is starting to gain traction. The $50 million project, to be situated on the banks of the Arkansas River near downtown Fort Smith, was first proposed in 2008.

New Children's Library To Encourage Experiential Learning

by Luke Jones 2/11/2013 12:00 am

The Central Arkansas Library System’s $12 million Children’s Library & Learning Center will open next month on the south side of Interstate 630, and its developers hope it will transform the surrounding neighborhoods of midtown Little Rock.