Client:Murphy Arts District
Location:El Dorado, AR
Designer:Westlake Reed Leskosky
The Griffin restaurant and entertainment venue occupies the space formerly known as the Griffin Automotive Building. Nabholz oversaw a major renovation and addition to this historic building in downtown El Dorado. The new Griffin Building is now a restaurant/cabaret in the front of the building and a concert hall, designed to seat 2,500 people in the back of the former automotive building.
The Griffin building is part of a larger transformation of downtown El Dorado into the Murphy Arts District. This district with showcase nationally recognized musicians, touring Broadway shoes, world-class traveling art exhibits, and outdoor festivals.