6th Avenue Elementary School

WEST ADAMS DISTRICT | LOS ANGELES CA

Two story classroom building at 6th Avenue Elementary School in the historic West Adams district of Los Angeles.  This was the first LAUSD Phase 1 Class Size Reduction project to be completed and certified by the Division of the State Architect (DSA) with less than 1% change orders

AWARDED | Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA-USA) Diverse City International Touring Exhibition

DESIGN  |  Influenced by the vernacular style of school and civic buildings (many funded by PWA) constructed during the 30's and 40's in LA. Utilitarian in nature, with 'stripped classicism' hallmarks of simple geometry, modest ornamentation, 'democratic' gregariousness

 

AWARDED

Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA-USA) Diverse City International Touring Exhibition

© Anne Trelease

GOAL | Relieve over-crowding in LA public schools

CONSTRAINTS | Mandated classroom sizes with fixed furniture & cabinetry configurations; very tight, "no frills" budget

CLIENT | Los Angeles Unified School District, Mike Talle OAR

 

STRUCTURAL ENGINEER | Johnson Leifield

MEP ENGINEER | Storms + Lowe

CIVIL ENGINEER | PA Arca Engineering

Classroom Building | Front Elevation
Classroom Building | Front Elevation

6th Avenue ES new two story classroom building in West Adams District of Los Angeles

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Second level breezeway entrance
Second level breezeway entrance

6th Avenue ES new two story classroom building in West Adams District of Los Angeles

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Classroom B
Classroom B

Second story classroom fenestration

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Classroom Building | Front Elevation
Classroom Building | Front Elevation

6th Avenue ES new two story classroom building in West Adams District of Los Angeles

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WEST ADAMS DISTRICT | LOS ANGELES CA

Two story classroom building at 6th Avenue Elementary School in the historic West Adams district of Los Angeles.  This was the first LAUSD Phase 1 Class Size Reduction project to be completed and certified by the Division of the State Architect (DSA) with less than 1% change orders

AWARDED | Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA-USA) Diverse City International Touring Exhibition