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OUR Services

Acoustics

We provide acoustic consulting services across a wide variety of industries and institutions.

Vibration

Construction vibration monitoring, micro-vibration for hospitals and labs, analysis, and design.

Powering Innovation with Sensv.Tech

At Metropolitan Acoustics, we take pride in our commitment to cutting-edge solutions and innovation. As the driving force behind Sensv.Tech, our groundbreaking spin-off platform, we continue to set the standard in the industry.

Our clients

A Small Sample Of The Companies We Have Worked With

Check out our latest work

Rowan University – Pfleeger Concert Hall

Pfleeger Concert Hall is an 800-seat concert hall in Wilson Hall at Rowan University in Glassboro, NJ.  It has been in continuous use since 1972.  Metropolitan Acoustics has performed various consultation services for this facility, and this time, we were …

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The Union League – Lincoln Hall

Project Type: Hospitality The Union League Lincoln Hall Architect: BLT Architects The Union League of Philadelphia has made its home in an elegant, Second Empire style brick and brownstone building in the heart of Philadelphia since 1865. In 1911, additions …

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St. Genevieve Parish

  Project Type: Worship St. Genevieve Parish Flourtown, PA Architect: Casaccio Architects Saint Genevieve School had been in existence in the Flourtown community since 1955. While the school thrived, they did so without a church and would hold daily Mass …

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Sea Isle City Bandshell

Project Type: Theaters & Concert Venues Sea Isle City Bandshell Excursion Park Pavilion Sea Isle, NJ Architect: Blane Steinman Architects In 2011, Sea Isle City, NJ embarked on a $14 million project to create a public corridor from the bay …

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Please Touch Museum

Project Type: Museum Please Touch Museum Memorial Hall Philadelphia, PA Client: NorthStar Advisors The Please Touch Museum needed a new home and Memorial Hall needed a new tenant. A fitting name – the museum is geared toward children ages seven …

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Paseo Verde

  Project Type: Multi-Family Paseo Verde Philadelphia, PA Architect: Wallace Roberts & Todd, LLC Paseo Verde is a mixed use and mixed-income residential complex located close to the Temple University SEPTA rail station in Philadelphia. There are two condo buildings …

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About US

Metropolitan Acoustics, LLC is an acoustics and vibration consulting firm based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The firm was founded in 1990 by the current President, Felicia Doggett. In the firm’s 29-year history, we have consulted on over 2,800 projects.

LATEST NEWS

MONTHLY NEWSLETTERS

April 2024 Newsletter: Current Affairs

A buzzing florescent bulb. Crackling power lines. A humming computer graphics card. We can all recognize the distinctive sounds of electricity that surround us, but where does this noise actually come from? Read on to discover some of the ways electricity and acoustics intersect.

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NEWS

Eclipse Party!

The whole Metropolitan crew took a field trip out of the office on Monday, April 8th, to see the solar eclipse. We headed over to a viewing party at Aviation Park, which is located right in front of The Franklin Institute. The park was packed with lots of happy eclipse spectators and of course our office dog Matty came along to join us! View our party pics here.

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NEWS

Dunellen High School Renovations

We recently had our final construction site visit for the completed renovations at Dunellen High School on their auditorium and music room. We provided interior room acoustics, sound isolation, and mechanical noise and vibration control design services for the spaces, as well as construction administration services. We are ecstatic on how it turned out! Have a look at some photos of the finished spaces.

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MONTHLY NEWSLETTERS

March 2024 Newsletter: To be or not to be… Intelligible

Have you ever sat in a noisy restaurant and had a hard time understanding your server, or been on a train and heard every word of a conversation being held three rows behind you? In both of these situations, you were aware of speech intelligibility. Sometimes, good speech intelligibility is key, such as in classrooms or conference rooms. At other times, we want to reduce speech intelligibility and improve speech privacy, such as in open offices. Read on to learn about some of the factors that go into making speech intelligible (or not).

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MONTHLY NEWSLETTERS

February 2024 Newsletter: Wading the Acoustical Waters

Acoustics is a field that is difficult to understand. Subtle distinctions between metrics, technical jargon, and non-arithmetic mathematics create a perfect storm of confusion for those who don’t normally swim the waters. There are common malapropisms that we hear time and time again, which we would like to put to rest. From the existence of silence to the use of the term “soundproofing,” read on to learn how to avoid misusing these words.

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NEWS

SenSV Team Visits Mispro

Last week, Felicia attended the grand opening of Mispro Philadelphia along with Julian Plotnick and Steve Manobianco. Mispro’s newest facility is located at the Cira Center adjacent to 30th Street Station. They got a tour of the vivarium facilities, where they have a very interesting business model on their contract vivarium services. The team was asking lots of questions about how our SenSV technology could be of use there. Welcome to Philadelphia, Mispro! See pics from the event here.

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