Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art

In conjunction with Eley Guild Hardy Architects, Brown, Mitchell & Alexander, Inc. (BMA) provided boundary and topographic surveying and civil engineering (utilities-grading, drainage & sitework) for the reconstruction of Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art facility in Biloxi, Mississippi, which was destroyed in Hurricane Katrina in 2005. The unique stainless steel clad structures house the work of legendary potter and Mississippi Coast native, George E. Ohr, as well as a large collection of regionally and nationally important artists in the museum of African-American art and the Exhibition Gallery. The museum was featured in Southern Living as the “Best New Arts Venue” and a symbol of renewal during the rebuild of Biloxi.
Square Footage: 25,500
Cost: $28 Million

Scope of Services:

  • Civil Design
  • Development of Contract Documents, Specifications, and Construction Plans
  • Construction Administration and Observation Services
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