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Construction at New Trier Township High School to Begin this Summer

ENR Midwest reports that this large-scale, multi-phased renovation, designed by Wight & Company for historic New Trier High School, will increase space and modernize worn school facilities.

“Modular classrooms arrived on site this week at the Winnetka, Ill, campus of New Trier High School, kicking off a $100-million program to overhaul portions of the 114-year old school, with Wight and Co. and Pepper Construction, both of Chicago, serving as project architect and construction manager, respectively. Plans call for demolition of three of the school’s oldest buildings – a 1912 cafeteria, 1931 tech arts building and 1950 music building – and replacing them with a four-story, 268,000-ft structure on the same site, but at more than twice the size of the original structures. In addition to 25 classrooms, the completed building will house three science labs, a fine-arts facility, and cafeteria and lobby.”

“Modular units on site will create a temporary Annex, home to six art and applied arts classrooms, with move-in due to occur following this year’s spring break. The annex will be sited on a parking lot, which crews have been preparing for module delivery for several weeks.”

 

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