Thornapple-Kellogg High School
Additions and Renovations
3885 Bender Middleville MI 49333 Map
- 116,000 sf
- $18 Million
- Date Completed:
This complex renovation consisted of two phases. Phase I included a renovated media center and new academic wing of classrooms. The media center features floor-to-ceiling windows on perimeter walls, private meeting rooms, restrooms, audio video rooms and plenty of storage. With an open design concept, the center is available to the general public as a community library. Non-student readers are welcomed through a separate entrance with an exterior book return area.
Phase II improved circulation and supervision by connecting academic, social and athletic spaces with a new "Main Street," which cuts through the center of the building. This expansive space brings students from the perimeter for easier supervision and allows for interconnectivity between various locations and academic disciplines. Art rooms and a multimedia lab are visible from the Main Street through the use of large glass walls, allowing for artwork display and active student learning. The project also included a new 800 seat auditorium.
This project was completed in August, 2010, two months ahead of schedule.