Collection by Allie Weiss

Plan to Repurpose Orange County Government Center, A Brutalist Masterpiece


Paul Rudolph's Brutalist masterpiece, the Orange County Government Center in Goshen, New York, has faced an uncertain future after closing in 2011 due to storm damage. To protect the structure from demolition, one proposal by Gwathmey Siegel Kaufman suggests converting the concrete gem, built in 1967, into a dynamic arts hub for the Hudson Valley area.

Gene Kaufman of Gwathmey Siegel Kaufman has previously offered to purchase Rudolph's treasured building to convert it...
The plan would likely involve some combination of artists' lofts and gallery and retail space.
The building has been the subject of much media attention since it closed and was considered to be at risk of...
Gwathmey Siegel has worked with Paul Rudolph's architecture before; the firm was responsible for restoring the Yale Art...