Poly Prep Lower School*

Poly Prep Lower School*

Location: New York, NY

Poly Prep Lower School 

PBDW Architects

Construction Manager as Agent for the addition to the school’s existing brownstone mansion on Prospect Park in Brooklyn. The addition included classrooms, a gymnasium, and a dance studio. The new construction provided a three-story atrium that tied the old with the new, inclusive of stone flooring, bamboo panels, and hints of the mansion’s masonry facade. The update of the mansion involved the modernization of mechanical and electrical systems, and revised classroom and office layouts. Finishes, construction methods, mechanical, and structural systems for this project were specified to meet LEED criteria. The Poly Prep Lower School was the first LEED certified school project in New York City. LEED Silver.

*Leadership experience prior to KBE-NY.