The Public Theater Lobby Bar

The Public is dedicated to embracing the complexities of contemporary society and nurturing both artists and audiences, as it continues Joseph Papp's legacy of creating a place of inclusion and a forum for ideas.

Photos courtesy of: Aislinn Weidele

Cast Resin Shell Over Wood Oval Bar with Recessed Letters + Custom Swinging Door 18' x 9' x 3.5'

Designer: Ennead Architects

Client: The Public Theater, NYC

project details

"The Entry/lobby redesign celebrates an important New York City landmark and revitalizes the identity of the institution...The new design's careful blend of modern and historical elements reflects the nature of the acclaimed theatrical work for which The Public Theater is renowned - both traditional and experimental. This revitalization continues the successful adaptive reuse of this important New York City landmark, making the building more welcoming, vibrant and accessible for all New Yorkers."

- Ennead Architects