Tarkington School of Excellence
|Project:||Tarkington School of Excellence|
|Address:||3330 West 71st Street|
The new Tarkington Elementary School is the first in the Chicago Public Schools system to have the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification. With a building area approximately 134,000-square-feet, the school sits on a 9.82-acre site.
The new two-story elementary school include art, music and science classrooms, a full-serving kitchen and dining facilities, a multipurpose room and a field house that will be shared by the Chicago Park District. The project also involved improvements to Marquette Park, including a new soccer field.
PROJECT PRESS RELEASES
|9/6/2005||On First Day Of School, Daley Reviews Goals For Year|
|5/12/2004||CPS Breaks Ground on First|
|3/9/2004||PBC Approves Contract To Build New Tarkington Elementary School|
|1/10/2003||PBC To Build Two New Schools, Campus Park|
|10/28/2009||PBC of Chicago Marks 20th LEED Certified Building|
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