St. Joseph`s School for the Blind

Jersey City, New Jersey

  • FIRM

    DMR Architects


    St. Joseph`s School for the Blind

  • AREA

    70,000 sq.ft.





The architect has taken on this exciting and challenging opportunity to design a new educational facility for St. Joseph’s School for the Blind. This new two-story school will be adjacent to the Concordia House, the existing residence for some students. The school’s design will match dominant features of the Concordia House with pitched roofs, arched windows, accent ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONCAPACITY175COST PER SQ FT$190.00FEATURED IN2003 Architectural PortfolioSUB CATEGORYWork in Progress tiles and custom brick masonry details.

In this project, attention to detail is paramount to the functionality of the school to best serve the students. For this specialized facility, the uses of color, texture and materials are essential in providing for the best spatial orientation.

Included in the building program are a physical-therapy pool, 17 specialized classrooms, a gymnasium, a multimedia center, therapy offices and workrooms.