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Beacon Film Center Proposal

Once a correctional facility, now a film center.


In collaboration with Deegan-Day Design, we developed a proposal to convert the Beacon Correctional Facility campus into a center for film production and exhibition. Beacon CF would become B:FC—Beacon Film Center. The city of Beacon and the town of Fishkill would both gain a valuable cultural magnet, a source of local employment, and a visitor draw, as well as revenue streams. Proposed in 2018, the B:FC would anchor the northeast corner of Beacon in much the way Dia:Beacon does the southwest.


Project Team 

Proposal Development: Deegan-Day Design & calderon architecture and design studio


Deegan-Day Design: Joe Day, Sonali Patel, Taiyo Watanabe, Cole Masuno


Calderon Architecture & Design: J.C. Calderon, Matthew Tether


Administration: Andrea Lwin

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