West Ridge Elementary School

6700 North Whipple

This project will implement the ‘L’ shaped prototypical design to serve 900 students, ranging from Pre-Kindergarten through 8th Grade. This 105,000 SF, three-story, steel frame and masonry construction building will include science, computer, music, and art classrooms, in addition to library, gymnasium, and dining facilities. This school is scheduled to open fall of 2010.

LEED features: This building will incorporate the sustainable design criteria required by the USGBC to achieve LEED “Silver” Certification.


  • 2012 Friends of the Chicago River: Green Ribbon Award
  • 2011 Honor Award from the National Terrazzo & Mosaic Association
6700 North Whipple
Ward 50: 02