GlassCrafters has been honored to participate in an architectural glass construction project of the new theater – The Montclair Film Festival 505 Bloomfeild Ave., Montclair NJ – with other industry leaders. All interior and exterior architectural glass work such as doors, windows were engineered and installed by professional from GlassCrafters.
Investors Bank Film & Media Center, located at 505 Bloomfield Avenue in Montclair, NJ gifted the building to Montclair Film, non-profit sponsor of the Montclair Film Festival.
The festival has been made famous by Montclair’s most prominent resident, Stephen Colbert, who is in part responsible for raising the $3.5 million needed renovate the young festival’s new headquarters – Investor Bank Film & Media Center. Colbert’s wife, Evelyn Colbert, serves as board president of the Montclair Film Festival. “We both want to see this (festival) survive and expand because we have both witnessed the influence an art festival can have on a community,” said Evelyn Colbert.
- Local general contractor: Jack Finn, of Jack Finn & Company
- Sub-contractor for Architectural glass: GlassCrafters Inc.
- Architect: Paul Sionas, Sionas Architectur, PC
- Project Director of the renovation: Bob Silver of the Bravitas Group
- Design Architect Rachael Grochowski from RHG Architecture + Design
“It was a very cool project and a great team effort. We wish MFF continued success in their new home,” said Jack Finn from general contractor Jack Finn & Co..
“I am truly grateful and honored to have worked with the visionary team of Montclair Film in bringing them their new home. Our team worked hard to create a balance of artistic quality, creative energy, and flexible space that would become uniquely Montclair Film. From a magical ticket booth to focused classrooms, I couldn’t be more excited to see how this space acts as a place to bring community together.” said Rachael Grochowski from RHG A+D.
The Montclair Film Festival Architectural Glass Work Pictures
GlassCrafters Architectiral Glass Installations – 505 Bloomfield Ave – Montclair NJ – 2017 Photos ©Sean J. Rhinehart For more of me: http://seanjamar.com/
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