PRESQUE ISLE DOWNS CLUBHOUSE
NAMED NUMBER 1 RACINO IN 2007
The centerpiece of the Presque Isle Downs development is the 138,000 s.f. Clubhouse which includes fine dining, buffet and terraced seat restaurants, large open slot machine gaming area, nightclub, 3 feature bars, administrative and back of house service areas and state-of-the-art surveillance and sound systems. La Bonne Vie is an upscale intimate dining room located directly adjacent to the casino floor. The facility includes a gourmet kitchen and is reminiscent of an elegant 1920’s Speakeasy restaurant. The Downs Clubhouse and Lounge is a three tiered restaurant with premier views of the thoroughbred horse race track and finish line. The Triple Crown Buffet offers open seating and a view of the race track at the apron level. The architectural design included interior finishes and furniture procurement work for the restaurants, bars and gaming area. The Architectural Services included Feasibility Study, Site Planning, Programming, Architectural Design, Interior Design and Construction Administration by Shelane Buehler, AIA while a partner at another firm.