In an attempt to meet growing enrollment needs and plan for the future of this west suburban Chicago elementary school district, the architect designed two additions and renovations to accommodate an additional 225 students, as well as provide the support spaces and technology needed to meet the educational program.
The addition component of this project involved ASSOCIATED FIRMAMSCO EngineeringFEATURED IN2000 Architectural Portfolio 17,000 square feet of general classrooms, a computer lab, prep rooms, department offices and an equipment room to handle mechanical needs.
The remodeling component of this project involved renovating the entire building, converting office space into classrooms, renovating exploratory areas to technology labs, and adding corridors to connect the new space to the existing building. This $9.9 million project began during the summer of 1998, continued throughout the 1998-1999 school year, and was completed in time for the new school year.
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