Originally constructed in 1917, with many additions over the years, Riverside Brookfield High School in Riverside, IL, was beginning to feel its age when District 208 began looking at remodeling the building in 2005.
“The infrastructure was 90 years old at the time, with very few updates,” says Andy Joseph, senior design architect for Wight & Company, the architect in charge of the modernization project. “Classrooms with one electrical outlet didn’t have much [to offer for a] 21st-century education. There was no air conditioning, the heating systems were antiquated and hard to control, the lighting fixtures were original … it was described as a tired, old school.”
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