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The Conrad Prebys Performing Arts Center construction reaches home stretch, as the future home of La Jolla Music Society

Any passerby at 7600 Fay Ave. can see the progress made from the outside on the $78.5 million The Conrad Prebys Performing Arts Center, which just passed its three-quarter construction mark. Ground broke on on the La Jolla Music Society’s future home on Feb. 1, 2017 and its first concert is scheduled for April 9, 2019. But only La Jolla Light readers get to see that progress from the inside — no hard-hat required!

Among The Conrad’s most striking visual elements are the 30-foot windows of The JAI, its 150-seat jazz cabaret theater named after La Jollans (and Conrad benefactors) Joan and Ir
Among The Conrad’s most striking visual elements are the 30-foot windows of The JAI, its 150-seat jazz cabaret theater named after La Jollans (and Conrad benefactors) Joan and Irwin Jacobs. COREY LEVITAN
Artist’s rendering of The JAI performance space
Artist’s rendering of The JAI performance space DENNIS ALLAIN
The 510-seat main room, The Baker-Baum Concert Hall, is now fully enclosed and mostly built. This view looks across the site from what will be a second-floor balcony toward the s
The 510-seat main room, The Baker-Baum Concert Hall, is now fully enclosed and mostly built. This view looks across the site from what will be a second-floor balcony toward the stage. The hall will be lined with a wood grill of oak and eucalyptus. COREY LEVITAN
Artist’s rendering of The Baker-Baum Concert Hall
Artist’s rendering of The Baker-Baum Concert Hall DENNIS ALLAIN
This open courtyard will double as a lobby, with a concession area and bar, and a gathering space for both theaters. It will be open to both the sky and the public.
This open courtyard will double as a lobby, with a concession area and bar, and a gathering space for both theaters. It will be open to both the sky and the public. COREY LEVITAN
Artist’s rendering of a courtyard at The Conrad
Artist’s rendering of a courtyard at The Conrad DENNIS ALLAIN
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