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Arverne, Queens, New York

PS/IS Queens

Arverne, Queens, New York

Preparing Students for the Future


PS/IS was the first of several schools we designed for the New York City School Construction Authority. Designed to last more than a century, these buildings define the social and physical character of the city’s neighborhoods. Here, we expanded an 800-student PK-8 school on the Rockaway Peninsula to increase its capacity by 400 students. The new entrance, student dining complex and full-sized gymnasium are included in a classroom addition that is not only stylistically compatible with the existing historic building but also facilitates accessibility to the entire school complex.

Project Details

Project Lead:

Thomas P. Rowe, AIA

Kathy Dy, RA

Professional Credits:

Associate Architect – Massa Multimedia

Location:

Arverne, Queens, New York

Size:

53,000  SF Expansion

76,000 SF Existing

Completion Date:

2011

Awards

Sustainability Certificate – NYC Schools Green Guide

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