Francis Parker School Auditorium Expansion

  • Client: Francis Parker School
  • Location: Chicago, IL
  • Size: Expansion: 100,000 square feet Renovation: 90,000 square feet
  • Services Provided: Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, Fire Protection

WMA has provided full MEP/FP design services to this near north private pre-K through 12 day school since 1998, for a wide variety of projects, including the phased renovation of all of the elementary, middle and high school classrooms, the construction of a new building, the renovation of the science and technology wing, and others.

WMA designed the expansion/renovation for the 650 seat auditorium, 250 seat balcony, studio theater and dance studio as well as concessions, control room, and box office spaces. Included in this project was a major upgrade of all MEP infrastructure systems, including fire sprinklers for the entire campus.

Completed: 2009

Architect: Nagle Hartray Architects