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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Charter High School

New Orleans, LA

Client: Louisiana Department of Education Recovery School District

Architect: Sizeler Thompson Brown Architects

Project Summary

The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Charter High School project, built for the Louisiana Department of Education Recovery School District, included the new construction of a three story 139,000 square foot high school located in New Orleans, LA. The facility supports Kindergarten through Twelfth grades. The high school was constructed using a concreate and structural steel frame on a pre-cast concrete and timber piles foundation. A concrete masonry unit brick veneer and composite metal wall panels exterior and a built-up flat roof system completed the construction. The project also featured classrooms, laboratories, a gymnasium, and a theater. This project achieved Silver Certification for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design from the US Green Building Council for the implementation of state-of-the art electrical and emergency systems as well as sustainable green energy systems. Due to CORE's experience with constructing educational buildings, the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Charter High School now provides a fully modernized facility for academic student instruction in the community of the Lower Ninth Ward of New Orleans.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Charter High School

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