Milwaukee Art Museum Quadracci Pavilion
Structure in General
- First Santiago Calatrava-designed building in the United States.
- The reception hall has a 90-foot ceiling.
- Approximately 20,000 cubic yards of concrete were used in the construction of the pavilion.
- The structural mast is 198 ft. long and leans at a 41.64 degree angle.
- The Burke Brise Soleil, the movable, wing-like sun screen comprised of 72 steel fins, is raised and lowered to control both temperature and light in the structure. The fins range in length from 26 to 105 ft., with a wingspan of 217 ft. at its widest point.
- The cable-stayed pedestrian bridge is 280 feet long.
- This building is an addition to the Milwaukee Art Museum, and hosts traveling exhibitions. The museum's permanent collection is housed in the original building.
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Features & Amenities
- One of the city's famous buildings