Lincoln Elementary School for the ArtsElementary Schools
Client: Jefferson Parish Public School System
Construction Cost: 15 Million
Start Date: December 2011
Completion Date: August 2013
McDonald's on Saint Charles AvenueCommercial
Client: McDonald's Corporation
Completion Date: July 1983
Project Description: This McDonald's is unique for it's style as it reflects it's location. Located in New Orleans historical Uptown district, it is often referred to as Saint McDonalds. This steel-framed building features a smooth beige stucco exterior finish and antique gray metal roof. The pitched roof and the buildings rectangular form mimics and blends in with the vernacular of the surrounding neighborhood buildings. The buildings façade is lighten and brighten by mullion-free windows and "open frame" lateral projections continuing the sloping lines of the building, making it one of a kind.
Concept for Dryades YMCA NatatoriumConceptual
Medard Nelson ElementaryElementary Schools
Client: Orleans Parish School Board
Construction Cost: $5.1 Million
Start Date: 1988
Completion Date: 1990
Project Description: A 62,000 square foot elementary school currently housing about 780 young pupils. The facility includes classrooms, a cafeteria, administrative offices and a spacious outdoor recreational area. The building was designed to create a positive environment through color selection of materials and two spacious outdoor areas.
Piazza d'Italia (Restoration)Cultural
Client: Darryl Berger Co, Inc.
Construction Cost: $1.5 Million
Start Date: 2003
Completion Date: 2004
Project Description: The renovation of the Piazza, located adjacent to the American Italian Museum and Library, was completed in 2004. St. Joseph’s fountain is the centerpiece for the Piazza d’Italia in downtown New Orleans. The colors and form of the Piazza is characteristically Italian and evokes the perfect expression of the gloria di vita.
New Dryades YMCA & Charter SchoolElementary Schools
Client: State of Louisiana
Construction Cost: $5.4 & $5.7 Million
Start Date: 2010
Completion Date: 2011
Project Description: Dryades YMCA is a 44,000 square foot facility. Founded in 1905 by a group of black civic leaders, Dryades YMCA has bloomed into a string of facilities that offers vital programs to residents in Central City and beyond. When Hurricane Katrina hit in August of 2005, the first just been completed phase of the project had and the main facility survived unscathed. The building quickly became a hub for relief organizations, many of which had their headquarters damaged during the storm.
Lincoln Manor Resource CenterCultural
St. Rose ElementaryElementary Schools
Client: St. Charles Parish Public Schools
Construction Cost: $5.1 Million (Phase I Construction) $4.4 Million (Phase II Construction)
Start Date: 2001
Completion Date: 2004
Project Description: A school campus that includes three buildings constructed in two phases. Building A houses classrooms for grades kindergarten through third grade. Building B houses the library, cafeteria, auditorium and administrative offices, and Building C houses fourth and fifth grade classrooms. The three buildings total approximately 80,00 square feet and can accommodate 740 students.