East Boston High School

Boston, Massachusetts

The extensive rehabilitation of East Boston High School, along with a new addition, creates a learning environment for the 21st century. The school retains many of the original durable materials such as the terrazzo floors and glazed brick in the corridors; oak wood cabinets, slate blackboards and wood floors in the classrooms; the brass fixtures, marble wall panels and ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONCAPACITY1,200COST PER SQ FT$77.00FEATURED IN2001 Architectural PortfolioSUB CATEGORYRenovation plaster decoration in the main entrance; the wood paneling and wood seats in the auditorium; and red brick and beige limestone exterior.

New educational facilities include an 18,000-square-foot addition. The renovation of the 1926 building included new engineering systems, technology network and seismic upgrades, accessibility and site improvements.

Also included were a new gym with bleachers, offices, locker rooms with showers, faculty dining area and kitchen.