Robert J. Richardson Middle School

Robert J. Richardson Middle School Case Study

Winner of the Brick Industry Association’s 2018 Award Winning Brick Projects

Winner of the Excellence in Masonry Award by the Masonry Advisory Council  

Owner: Public Building Commission of Chicago
Location: 6018 S. Karlov Ave., Chicago, IL
Year Completed: 2016

Budget: $2.01 million
Surface Area: 135,000 sq. ft.

Description: This project involved constructing a new three-story middle school for 1,500 students. The building has a concrete and steel frame on top of concrete footings. The exterior is made with cold-formed steel studs and masonry veneer. The grounds have a parking lot, improved storm-water management, new sidewalks, and artificial athletic turf. This project is also LEED® Gold Certified and won two awards for its design.


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