Mitchell High School Renovations

Mitchell, Indiana

  • FIRM

    Kovert Hawkins Architects


    Mitchell Community Schools

  • AREA

    137,380 sq.ft.





The existing facility consisted of the original 1963 building and a 1980 gymnasium addition. The two components differed significantly in architectural design and quality of appearance. A prime objective was to update both sections and blend them into a cohesive theme.

To unify the building exterior, all exterior doors and curtainwall window systems were replaced. ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONCAPACITY650COST PER SQ FT$78.24FEATURED IN2007 Architectural PortfolioSUB CATEGORYRenovation canopies, masonry columns of brick and limestone, signage and landscaping all work together in developing a fresh and cohesive appearance. The main parking area for students was redesigned with a new boulevard entrance drive and landscape planters.

Interior renovations included abatement of asbestos materials, new floor and ceiling finishes, new casework and door/hardware replacement. The project also addressed building infrastructure. The HVAC and electrical systems were replaced to provide an air-conditioned building and improve energy efficiency. New fire-sprinkler and alarm systems also were included.