Santa Rosa Junior College, Bailey Parking Facility and Clock Tower

Santa Rosa, California

The Santa Rosa Junior College campus is 85 years old and made up almost entirely of brick buildings. The college’s students are mainly commuters (35,000+ annually), and the school suffered from a lack of parking on campus. The new parking garage is in a prominent location on the main access road to the campus and adjacent to original 1918 heritage brick buildings. It ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONASSOCIATED FIRMWalker Parking ConsultantsCOST PER SQ FT$105.82FEATURED IN2008 Architectural Portfolio a grand stair and clock tower, and houses 1,100 parking spaces, a gain of 700 spaces.

The new parking facility was designed to:

-Accommodate the growing commuter student population’s parking needs without taking up a large footprint.

-Redefine the major pedestrian route to the center of campus with a clock tower, and new landscape and hardscape development.

-Blend beautifully with and honor the college’s existing heritage brick facilities and neighboring brick high school buildings.

-Create a new strong collegiate presence on the major street that runs past the college campus, but does not look like a parking facility.