reception community spaces

CRYSTAL BALLROOM, LERNER THEATRE

An exquisitely designed new 6,000 square feet grand Ballroom was added to a fully restored Historic 1924 Theatre in downtown Elkhart, IN. The flexible multi-functional space can accommodate a variety of venues. The Ballroom is equipped with state of the art video, conferencing and sound systems. Several types of computerized lighting systems provide a variety of options for creating the perfect mood. An attached exterior Balcony lends patrons a breath of fresh air or an exterior dining experience to add to the many options the Ballroom can support. An adjacent fully equipped catering kitchen compliments any occasion.

WELLFIELD BOTANIC GARDENS VISITOR CENTER

A new 8,000 square feet Visitor Center is planned for a continually expanding Botanic Gardens in Elkhart, Indiana. The proposed new facility includes a grand entrance and Lobby space, gift shop/library, offices and meeting space, deli, public restrooms, multi-purpose event space, storage basement, and generous outside covered patios wrapping three sides of the building. The building will be positioned at the end of an existing pond with water bordering fifty percent of the facility. The design features organic shapes and natural building materials to appropriately represent a gateway to a Botanic Gardens.