Hopkins High School, Addition and Remodeling

Minnetonka, Minnesota

Born of a collaborative process with Hopkins Public Schools and a broad range of community stakeholders, the architect’s design solution for the Hopkins High School addition and remodeling uses a new multipurpose dining space and theater to create a welcoming new “front door” for the community.

The new multipurpose dining space breaks ground by supporting ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONCOST PER SQ FT$200.00FEATURED IN2006 Architectural PortfolioSUB CATEGORYRenovation district’s vision for a food-service operation that provides the community and high school populations with healthy, chef-prepared food options in an attractive environment. Popular features include a fireside cafe and a welcoming coffee bar that caters to busy parents and the public from its location at the school’s entrance.

A new state-of-the-art, 900-seat theater replaces the existing 200-seat venue and is designed to attract and accommodate a variety of regional performances.

Additional campus improvements include two new-generation artificial turf fields for school and public use, as well as a softball complex that was funded partially by a community partnership. Infrastructure and parking upgrades enhance safety and the community’s ability to access and use the site.