N. B. Broward, a truly historic elementary school, is very similar in character to Hillsborough High School. Likewise, the project’s program also included a new HVAC system, electrical upgrades, ADA Revision and numerous code corrections.
COMPLETION DATE: 2003
This firm was retained by the School District of Hillsborough County to provide services for this major renovation at James Elementary School (formerly Williams Alternative). Complete professional services were required including Architect’s assistance in providing a survey of the existing conditions and the program for adapting this 35 year old campus to better fit the needs of today’s educational requirements for a complete elementary school, including all classrooms K-5, ESE classrooms, Administrative, Guidance, Food Services and a new Media Center.
COMPLETION DATE: 2003
1993 renovation to a 1943 facility, including many additions and renovations to bring the school to current standards without sacrificing it’s historic content.
COMPLETION DATE: 1993
The 'LRC' was the third of a five building complex designed by Mr. McKenna for the Ybor City Campus. Located on 9th Avenue in the heart of the "Barrio Latino" District, the building's exterior is massed to relate to adjacent structures. The interior plan configuration provides for a campus wide computer center and the main desk, reference and processing areas on the first floor. Other media functions are located on the second floor. The third floor envisioned for library expansion was designed for an interim use as general classrooms.
COMPLETION DATE: 1978
The first building for the Hillsborough Community College built in Tampa’s Historic Latin quarter, Ybor City. This site is directly across from two of Tampa’s most historic structures, the Circulo Cubana and El Pasaje. The building was shaped in the form of an “L” around a courtyard to accent the existing structures. Window spacing, building heights and other relationships help to tie the cluster of buildings into an attractive composition.
COMPLETION DATE: 1976
The Architect‘s first major experience in Auditorium and Convention Center design was gained at the International Headquarters of Tupperware Home Parties. The client required that the design and construction of this facility be completed within twenty four months in order to meet their existing schedule of events. The new facility was master planned to complete the extension of an existing covered walkway and to be surrounded by a monumental rose garden in keeping with the facility’s existing architectural statement. Additional experience was gained during the course of the project by working with internationally famous consultants in theatrical lighting and design, acoustics and food service. As indicated above the client’s satisfaction resulted in two subsequent projects at the site.
COMPLETION DATE: 1980
1991: John McKenna was commissioned to adapt the southeast corner of the first floor for the 7th and 8th grade students. Included were four classrooms, multi-purpose room, three offices, faculty lounge, media center, materials storage and nurses station.
1993: The Enclosure of an existing 3,000 sq.ft. roofed area for a Multi-purpose Room. Exterior elements of the project were the extension of the exterior patio and drainage improvements.
1996. An adjacent 11 acre tract of land was master planned for the new campus. The design of a field house of approximately 4,000 sq.ft.
COMPLETION DATE: 1996
On the corner of Historic Lands Green, nestled beneath Tallahassee’s historic oaks, the three story School Of Library Science( since renamed the Shores Building, The School of Library Science and Information Studies) houses one of the South’s finest schools in this discipline. We were fortunate to have worked with an extraordinary building committee, including Dr. Harold Goldstein, then dean of the school. With his guidance and leadership, we provided the design services for the building’s overall plan, structural module, roof slop and material selection directly responding to the Montgomery Gymnasium, other adjacent structures and the overall campus plan to carefully blend the project into the existing campus.
COMPLETION DATE: 1981
Prototype Project, Media Addition, planned and completed at costs 20% below the state average for Media Centers. Substantial Completion was achieved one month early on a 6 month schedule.
COMPLETION DATE: 1999
After working on SDHC Media Center, the architect was retained to provide cost effective solutions to a series of water intrusion problems at this facility. The documents were completed in two months and the remedial work in four months.
COMPLETION DATE: 2003
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"The recently completed 16 classroom addition to Springhead Elementary School offers an example of both excellent design and quality construction. This excellent project was recently designed by John McKenna Architects, and constructed by Hunt Construction Managers." - Tom Blackwell, Former General Construction Manager with Hillsborough County Public Schools
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