Roosevelt Middle School

Antonio Villarruel, AIA was selected to design a complete modernization/restoration for a 1937 middle school in the City of Compton, CA

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The project included a new state of the art wet science/computer lab with integrated workstations, lab sinks, gas outlets and storage cabinets. Handicap accessibility compliance included a new parking layout, path of travel, toilet room modifications, means of egress, handicap auditorium seating, assisted listening system, and stage lift. All mechanical and electrical systems were upgraded. A new fire alarm system was installed and general structural improvements were implemented. Classrooms received new doors and windows, carpeting, suspended ceilings, marker boards, tackable wall surfaces, and new cabinets. Special consideration was given to the preservation of the original design features of the buildings.
Compton Unified School District

Date: 1998

Size: 54,146 sq ft

Cost: $2,200,000

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