IT has been revealed that the Gold Coast City Council headquarters in Bundall will be demolished next year after the green light was given for work to begin on the $300 million Evandale Cultural Precinct.
The Bulletin today released new images of what the $37 million first stage will look like when completed in February 2018.
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Stage One includes the construction of a 2500-seat amphitheatre with a capacity of 8000-10,000 people, an arts museum, more open, green space and improvements to Evandale Lake, which will not be drained as previously feared.
The amphitheatre will be focal point for celebrations and a major viewing area for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.
Demolition is set to begin in late 2015 before construction of the new facilities begins in 2016, two years ahead of schedule.
The tower, featured in early artist impressions, will be the centrepiece of the precinct and will be built in the second stage.