From Factory to 21st C School

Monarch Academy Baltimore

Location: Baltimore, MD

Client:  The Monarch Academy Public Charter School

Services:  Architecture, Engineering, and Interior Design

Cost: $9,000,000

Keywords: Historic, Adaptive Reuse, 21st Century Education



The Monarch Academy Public Charter School is a unique expeditionary learning environment. The school accommodates 900 students in kindergarten to eighth grade. The challenge of this project was the adaptive reuse of a historic warehouse into an innovative educational environment- all on a shoestring budget!. Classrooms were arranged by grade. Breakout areas were provided for small groups. The innovative treatment of the breakout areas  support the educational goals of the school. 

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