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Tennessee Performing Arts Center
James K. Polk State Office Building
and Jackson Hall Renovation
Nashville, TN

I. C. Thomasson was commissioned to provide the mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection services for the 26,600 square foot renovation and expansion of the Andrew Jackson Hall and associated lobby.


  • Addition of elevators in the Jackson Hall lobby
  • Twice the number of restroom facilities, allowing more people to have access to upper levels of Andrew Jackson Hall
  • Dramatic, new appearance was vital to improved customer service and future growth
  • Transformed Sixth Avenue entrance into three stories of open lobby surrounded by glass
  • Electronic marquee
  • Original works of art, including a waterfall, paintings, sculpture, and a custom-designed floor