Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts

Performing arts center in Jacksonville, Florida

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Times-Union Center of the Performing Arts
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Address300 W Water St
Jacksonville, FL 32202-4432
LocationJacksonville Riverwalk, Downtown Jacksonville
OwnerCity of Jacksonville
OperatorASM Global
BuiltThe Auchter Company
OpenedSeptember 16, 1962 (1962-09-16)
Construction cost
$34 million (1997 renovations)
($57 million in 2019 dollars[1])
Former names
Civic Auditorium (1962-97)
Banquet/ballroom500 (South Marquee)
250 (Davis Gallery)
200 (Shircliff Lounge)
Theatre seating
2,979 (Moran Theater)
1,724 (Jacoby Symphony Hall)
609 (Terry Theater)
Enclosed space
 • Breakout/meeting9,101 square feet (845.5 m2)
 • Ballroom30,248 square feet (2,810.1 m2)
Venue Website

The Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts (TUCPA) (originally the Civic Auditorium and commonly known as the Times Union Center) is a performing arts center located in Jacksonville, Florida. Situated along the Riverbank, the venue is known as the First Coast’s "premiere riverfront entertainment facility". Originally opening in 1962, the facility was renovated beginning in 1995 until 1997; with a grand re-opening on February 8, 1997.[2] The center consists of three venues: a theatre; concert hall and recital hall.[3] It is home to the Jacksonville Symphony, Jacksonville Symphony Youth Orchestra, and the FSCJ Artist Series.

  1. ^ Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. "Consumer Price Index (estimate) 1800–". Retrieved January 1, 2020.
  2. ^ "Jacksonville Jaguars have had a huge impact". The Florida Times-Union. December 4, 2013. Retrieved December 25, 2013.
  3. ^ "Things To Do: Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts". Visit Jacksonville. Retrieved December 25, 2013.

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