LEED Certified: GOLD
Mayor Richard M. Daley rang the bell on the first day of school for the 242,500 sq-ft; 2-story masonry building which will serve as a college preparatory high school and career academy. The new school building replaces the adjacent existing school. The building includes state-of-the-art science labs; computer labs; classroom facilities; administrative offices; a 500 seat auditorium; and an interior courtyard with landscaping.
Parking for 75 vehicles is included. The project also includes a 5-lane swimming pool and gymnasium with locker facilities and a kitchen. After demo of the former school the final phase will include additional parking and an outdoor athletic complex.