Gwendolyn Brooks College Preparatory School

Owner: Chicago Public Schools

Architect: BLDD/Brook Architects Joint Venture

Gwendolyn Brooks College Preparatory SchoolAddition of a new 55,000 sq. ft. Performing Arts Wing, new 55,000 sq. ft.  Physical Education Wing and renovation and remodeling of interior space within the existing building.

Renovation includes converting the existing library space into science classrooms and faculty lunch room into student lunch/common area. The performing arts building includes a state-of-the-art 500-seat auditorium, scene shop, green room, dressing rooms, music suite, and library. The building is designed to attain LEED Silver for Schools. Both additions have independent heating and cooling systems.