Federico Garcia Lorca Elementary School

3231 North Springfield

LEED Certified: GOLD

This project will implement the C shaped prototypical design to serve 900 students, ranging from Pre-Kindergarten through 8th Grade. This 106,000 SF, three floor, steel frame and masonry construction building will include science, computer, music, and art classrooms, in addition to library, gymnasium, and dining facilities.

LEED features: This prototype building is targeted to achieve LEED for Schools minimum “Silver” level certification, including 50% green roof.


  • 2013 Daniel Burnham Award Special Recognition (AIA Illinois)
  • 2012 Brick in Architecture Award
    Gold: Educational Category
  • 2012 Learning by Design Citation of Excellence Award
  • 2011 Chicago Building Congress Merit Award Finalist for New Construction