New Project: Academic Building for Brooklyn Prep School

November 25, 2020
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A preparatory school in Brooklyn will soon break ground on a new academic building.

Where is this happening?
Crown Heights neighborhood, Brooklyn, New York City

Who is involved?
Designers: Smith Consulting Architecture

When is this happening?
The building is expected to begin welcoming students for the start of the 2025 school year.

Why is this important?
By replacing eight transportable classroom units, officials hope that the project will give the school “the opportunity to grow and thrive in almost 50,000 square feet of new classroom and office space.” (Matos Rodriquez, CUNY Chancellor,  BKLYNER)

Key aspects?
Competition-sized gymnasium with locker rooms
Four science labs
22 classrooms
Programmed space for CUNY
Resource room
Staff lunch/conference room
Space to store bicycles

Project Specs?
Five-stories tall
Space for 681 students
Roughly 50,000 square-feet of space

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