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Bold Colors Coming to Boyle Heights. Yes, It's Another LAUSD School

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Lordy, those Los Angeles Unified School District construction workers are busy putting up schools. While readers debate whether these schools are actually needed, here's a look at what's coming to Boyle Heights. Located right along the under-construction Gold Line, and relieving the Roosevelt HS, East LA Area New HS #1 goes for a strong color theme, similar to the green and yellow motif of the Edward R Roybal School. Mr. Hawthorne (architecture critic for the Times), we patiently await your critique. Meanwhile, the cost: $103,421,646.

Pref. Site Designated Q1-2003
DSA Approval Q3-2006
NTP Construction Q2-2007
School Occupancy Q3-2010

This new high school will be located at the corner of First Street and Mission Road approximately 2 miles east of downtown Los Angeles. The School will provide a campus setting with a science focus in two distinct small learning communities.

Buildings and spaces have been arranged to permit after-hours community access to certain areas. Amenities include classrooms and science labs, a library, multipurpose room, food service facilities, parent center, underground parking, competition gym and outdoor physical education facilities.

Board Member Monica Garcia
Local Superintendent Carmen N. Schroeder
LA City Council Jose? Huizar
Owner's Rep. Mark Mickelson
Architect Nadel Architects, Inc. +
Barrio Planners, Inc.
General Contractor Hensel Phelps Construction Co.
2-Semester Seats 1,026
New Classrooms 38
Site Acres 6.22
Approximate Sq. Ft. 109,378
CHPS Score 24

Renderings via Nadel Architecture