North Side High School’s common spaces will be renovated to create collaboration spaces for learning and student interaction. Moderate renovations will be applied to various locations within the school to meet the twenty-first century learning model. Renovations will include reclaiming or repurposing space to support the Arts, Business/Marketing, Automotive, Health Sciences and Career and Technical Education.
KEY INFORMATION
Trustee
Jacinto 'Cinto' Ramos, JR.
Budget
$32,811,025
Opening Date
August 2021
Design Process
Address
2211 McKinley Ave
Fort Worth, TX 76164
9,000
New Square Footage
130,000
Renovated Square Footage
Construction Process
PROJECT TEAM
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Edsel Gaitonde
Edsel Gaitonde
Owner Representative
Steele & Freeman
Contractor
WRA Architects
Architect

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PROJECT UPDATES
The Media Center Has Furniture!

04/01/2022

The bookshelves and new furniture has been installed in the Media Center!

Ready for Furniture!

03/04/2022

The construction in the Media Center is complete and waiting for furniture installation!

Millwork Installed!

02/18/2022

The millwork in the Media Center/Library is complete!

Flooring Finishes

02/04/2022

Carpet has been installed in the Media Center/Library!

Moving Right Along

01/21/2022

The new wall graphic is complete in the Media Center! And with that, the media center is moving right along!

Media Center/Library

01/07/2022

The Media Center/Library spaces on the 3rd level are making great progress!

Furniture!

12/20/2021

The furniture has been brought into the Engineering classroom on the second floor!

Classrooms Complete

12/10/2021

The second floor east classrooms are complete!

Ongoing Interior Renovation

11/17/2021

Storefronts and windows are being installed on the third floor of building A!

Third Level Progress

11/12/2021

The installation of the storefronts are in progress, meanwhile, the wood beams are being painted

Second Level Progress

10/29/2021

The second level store fronts, duct work, wall framing, and floor prep work is ongoing on the east side

Interior Progress

10/15/2021

The second floor’s duct work, wall framing, and floor prep work is making great progress!

Canopies Nearing Completion

10/01/2021

Plaster, painting of walls, and ceramic tile are in progress for canopies A & B!

Building A Progress

09/17/2021

Building A’s third floor is complete and occupied, meanwhile, the east second floor framing is ongoing

Canopies Coming Along!

09/03/2021

The campus canopies are making great progress! Canopy A and the connector canopies’ interiors and wall framing are moving right […]

Building A Finishes

08/20/2021

Take a look at one of the completed classrooms & restrooms in building Building A

Exterior Canopies

08/13/2021

Canopy C’s wall framing, exterior brick facade, and finishes are all in progress. While Canopy A’s wall framing is in […]

2nd & 3rd Floor Progress

08/06/2021

The 2nd Level finishes are in progress and flooring will be installed soon, and the 3rd Level interior drywall and […]

More Canopies Coming

07/28/2021

Construction has begun on one of the three canopy connectors between the buildings

Canopy Work!

07/09/2021

The canopy C wall framing and enclosing is making great progress

Art Classroom is Complete!

05/14/2021

The Art room is complete and all moved in!

Latest Installs!

04/16/2021

The millwork countertops on the first level in Area 2 have been installed!

Demo in Building A

03/12/2021

Demolition continues in Building A, on the west side of the second floor.

A Few More Finishes…

03/05/2021

The Building A staircase is & theater room are both complete!

Bathrooms = COMPLETE!

02/19/2021

The bathrooms on the first floor of building A are complete!

Bring in the Gold!

02/05/2021

The trophy case is complete; Northside is ready for their trophies!

Demos + Installs

01/22/2021

Classrooms on the first floor are being demoed, meanwhile, restrooms on the second floor are being tiled. Great progress is […]

New Year New North Side!

12/29/2020

Take a look at the newly renovated spaces: the principal’s office and conference room and reception area!

Poured to Perfection

10/16/2020

The new parking lot has been poured!

Building E Update

10/02/2020

The Cosmetology stations have been installed, and the exterior brick work is ongoing

Building E Work

09/18/2020

Buildings B, C, & D are moved in. Work is ongoing for buildings A and E

Furniture Install

08/07/2020

New furniture has been installed in a few of the classrooms.

Building B

07/24/2020

Building B, which holds the SPED Classroom and Chemistry Labs, is 95% complete

Buildings B & E

07/17/2020

The work on the grade beams for Building E is ongoing and the tiling and MEP above the ceiling in […]

Exterior and Interior Work

07/10/2020

Pier drilling has begun outside of Building E. Meanwhile, at Building B, the reading nooks are nearly complete and the […]

Working Hard!

06/26/2020

The parking lot grading work and CMU wall installs are continuing, and we’ve been focusing on the installs for Building […]

Install Here, Install There

06/12/2020

Various installations are happening over here at North Side! The ceiling grid is being installed in Building E, wall tile […]

Numerous Buildings, Numerous Projects!

05/29/2020

A lot is happening at our job site! We have started the drywall install for the cafeteria and art classrooms, […]

Plenty on Our Plates

05/15/2020

Between 4 buildings and 1 parking lot – we have our work cut out for us! The flooring in Building […]

On Our Way to a New North Side

04/20/2020

Building B has been packed up, moved and the interior has been completely demoed.  The A1/A2 Lower Level has also […]

Focusing on the Positives

04/03/2020

With the school break extension, we are taking advantage of the time without staff and students to begin construction in […]

Experiment Ready

03/06/2020

This Science lab is all cleaned up and ready to go (photo 1) as well as few more collaboration niches […]

Millwork, Millwork, Millwork

02/27/2020

Students will soon be doing lab experiments in this future Science Lab! Millwork and other finishes are being installed.

Totally Tiled!

02/25/2020

All the tile has been completed throughout the C2 Lower Level, and the millwork in the labs and the lab […]

What Exactly Are We Looking At!?

02/13/2020

Progress is constantly being made here at North Side, but to some, the details may be easy to miss! On […]

All of the Moving Parts

01/29/2020

This project is being worked on from every angle possible! The C2 Lower Level block filler is complete, we have […]

Rough-Ins: The Rough Drafts of Construction

01/14/2020

We furred out the classrooms to prep for the future drywall installs. (photo 1) And check out the MEP and […]

Hallways and Rooms are Looking Good

11/07/2019

Corridors and classrooms are being tiled and painted. The block form in red in Photo 2 is a future perch […]

The Interior is coming together

08/29/2019

The new walls are framed and sheetrocked in the five new classrooms that was originally the Library.  HVAC ductwork has […]

New Classrooms!

08/08/2019

Framing and drywall for repurposing the old Library into a corridor and five new classrooms as part of Phase 1.

Demo Days

07/18/2019

Library demolition is underway.

Sneak Peek!

03/13/2019

Latest renderings for the North Side HS Addition/Renovation project, giving a sneak peek of how the corridors will look after […]

Pre-Proposal Meeting Recap

03/12/2019

A pre-proposal meeting was held for the bid opportunity, 19-098 North Side High School Renovation, where vendors found out more […]

Bid Opportunity & Pre-Proposal Meeting

02/06/2019

A pre-proposal meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at 10:00 am for the bid opportunity, RFQ – […]

Students’ Voices Being Heard

10/18/2018

WRA Architects recently held a student design charrette at North Side High School to seek student input and ideas for […]