Wallace School
Wallace Middle School
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Wallace School
Wallace School
Wallace School
Wallace Middle School

Sleek aluminum and glass addition transforms Wallace Middle School with state-of-the-art laboratories and media center

In 2012, as part of the City of Waterbury’s School Construction Program, Kenneth Boroson Architects was contracted to design additions and alterations to the Michael F. Wallace Middle School.  Originally constructed circa 1972, Wallace Middle shares a common building with Crosby High School and is located in the “East End” of the city.  One of four middle/intermediate schools in Waterbury, it accommodates approximately 1300 students in grades 6-8.

The program called for a 27,000-sf addition to include a media center, computer lab, science labs, and general classrooms, and 15,000 sf of renovated and reconfigured space to include science classrooms, conference rooms, a principal’s suite, several administrative offices, as well as much needed storage space.

Type:
New addition and partial renovation to meet CT High Performance School Standards

Program:
6- 8th grade middle school for 1,300 students includes general classrooms, media center, science labs, a computer lab, administrative offices and support service areas

Area:
42,000 sf

Construction Cost:
$12,300,000

Project Status:
Completed in 2014

 

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