Education

McNamara Salvia’s education portfolio includes buildings for colleges, universities, and K-12 schools in both public and private institutions. Our designs are a direct response to new learning models and we pride ourselves in our ability to design cost-effective structural systems which successfully adapt to different uses.
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ProjectCity, StateProject Description
The Accolade Collegiate Village WestOrlando, FL5-story, 1,100-bed student housing near UCF
The Accolade Collegiate Village EastOrlando, FL5-story, student housing near UCF
Brilla Paz Middle SchoolBronx, NY76,000 SF, 7-story K-8 school with rooftop playground
The Nine at CentralOrlando, FL5-story, 764-bed student residence near UCF
101 Fleet PlaceBrooklyn, NY80,000 SF NYC public middle school within 21-story tower
Harvard Alumni StadiumCambridge, MA1903 cast-in-place concrete stadium renovated with a 240,000 SF addition/expansion
Zeta Inwood Elementary School & Zeta Manhattan Middle SchoolNew York, NY124,000 SF, 8-story school serving pre-K through eighth grade
StateHouse St. Augustine Tallahassee, FL362-bed, 5-story wood framed student residence near FSU
StateHouse Woodward Tallahassee, FL345-bed, 4-story wood framed student residence near FSU
Girls Prep Bronx Elementary School IIBronx, NY6-story school serving girls in grades K-3
West Campus Graduate Student Residence at MITCambridge, MA328,000 SF, 676-bed grad residence consisting of two buildings
Museum of the Urban Civil Rights Experience at 163 West 125th StreetNew York, NY30,000 SF, 2-story museum at base of mixed-use building
Union on FrankTuscaloosa, AL5- and 4-story, two-building wood framed student housing development
Zeta Bronx Mount Eden Early Childhood SchoolBronx, NY19,000 SF charter school on first two stories of mixed-use tower
840 Columbus Avenue at Northeastern UniversityBoston, MA518,000 SF, 26-story student residence
Living and Learning Center at Simmons University Boston, MA1,100 student beds, 2-story dining facility, and a 3-story athletic center
Democracy Prep at 1000 WestchesterBronx, NY120,000 SF, 6-story school for pre-K through fifth grade
Zeta Bronx Mount Eden Elementary SchoolBronx, NY95,000 SF, 8-story school for second through eighth grade
69-02 Queens BoulevardBronx, NY80,000 SF, 476-seat K-5 public elementary school in residential tower
The Transliteracy Platform and Library at Nashoba Brooks SchoolConcord, MA13,500 SF flexible teaching space, renovated from Tucker Performing Arts Building
The Nine at TallahasseeTallahassee, FL5-story, 438-bed student residence near FSU
Science Center at Simmons CollegeBoston, MA100,000 SF Science Center renovation and addition to One Palace Road
36-44 West 66th StreetNew York, NY629,000 SF residential tower with a school at the base
Boeing Aerospace and Autonomy Center at 314 Main StreetCambridge, MA65,000 SF Boeing Center in 18-story building
Arts Platform and Main Entrance at Nashoba Brooks SchoolConcord, MA24,000 SF addition to main school
Discovery Barn and Landscape at Nashoba Brooks SchoolConcord, MA4,800 SF outdoor learning and athletic addition
Seminole Landing at FSU Panama CityPanama City, FL4-story, 380-bed on-campus apartment complex
McLean Building at Stevens Institute of TechnologyHoboken, NJMEP Replacement
172 Tremont Street at Emerson CollegeBoston, MA44,380 SF, 4-story building renovated to student center
Little Building at Emerson College Boston, MA1,044-bed residence hall restored from deteriorating building
The Heights at HaverhillHaverhill, MA65,000 SF, 10-story mixed-use building with teaching kitchens for Northern Essex Community College’s Culinary Arts
Theatre and Visual Arts Center at Middlesex SchoolConcord, MARenovation adding a 200-seat black box theatre, art studios and galleries
LightView at Northeastern University Boston, MA320,000 SF, 21-story, 812-bed student housing
Lincoln Labs at MITCambridge, MA11,000 SF laboratory, office, storage and utility space conversion
Middle School CoLab and Classrooms at Nashoba Brooks SchoolConcord, MA1,450 SF classroom expansion
River House at South Street LandingProvidence, RI270-bed, (2) 7-story building complex for graduate students and young professionals
East and West Residence Halls at University of Massachusetts BostonSouth Boston, MA260,000 SF, two-building on-campus student housing with 1,077-beds
Honors Living-Learning Community Center at Rutgers University Newark, NJ320,000 SF, 400-student residence hall with work spaces, retail and parking
MacLean Marine Science Center at University of the Virgin IslandsSt. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands10,000 SF, 2-story building repairs from hurricane damage
Quarter's B at University of the Virgin IslandsSt. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands3,354 SF, 3-story building complete roof replacement and repairs from hurricane damage
Reichhold Center for the Arts at University of the Virgin IslandsSt. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands3-story, 1962 building roof replacement from hurricane damage
The Bentley Arena at Bentley University Waltham, MA76,000 SF, 3-story, 2,000-seat state-of-the-art multi-purpose arena and hockey rink
Myles Standish Hall Renovations at Boston UniversityBoston, MA203,000 SF, 9-story building and 4-story annex interior and facade renovation  
Colonial Theatre at Emerson CollegeBoston, MARedesign of the gridiron system above the stage and aesthetic upgrades
Julie Hall at Emmanuel College Boston, MA267,500 SF, 19-story, 691-bed residence
Island Campus Residence Hall at Stockton UniversityAtlantic City, NJ217,000 SF, 5-story, 533-bed residence hall
Memorial Hall at Suffield AcademySuffield, CT14,000 SF renovation and addition of existing 24,000 SF building
Boylston Place at Emerson CollegeBoston, MA89,900 SF, 18-story, 380-unit residence hall
Rachel Carson Music and Campus Center at Middlesex SchoolConcord, MA22,000 SF, 150-seat hall, classrooms, rehearsal rooms and amenity space renovated from heating plant
Rutgers Express Newark at Hahne & Co.Newark, NJ50,000 SF Express Newark cultural incubator and Rutgers bookstore within 10-story mixed-use building
150 Massachusetts Avenue ar Berklee School of MusicBoston, MA44,000 SF renovated academic and student spaces; enhanced facade and entryway to building
Watkins Field House at Cushing Academy Ashburnham, MA30,000 SF, 3-story facility with basketball court, Fitness & Wellness Center, training room and lockers
Clay House at Middlesex SchoolConcord, MA18,000 SF renovation adding a common room, updating facilities and new entry to dorm
Wellness Center at Newton Country Day School Newton, MA47,000 SF, 4-story Wellness Center
20 Somerset Street at Suffolk UniversityBoston, MA110,000 SF, 10-story building with classrooms and lab space
Admissions at Boston UniversityBoston, MA2,500 SF glass addition and a 150-seat auditorium renovated from former Hillel House
The Stanley Building at Broad Institute of MIT and HarvardCambridge, MA375,000 SF, 15-story laboratory and office building
East Village at Northeastern UniversityBoston, MA220,000 SF, 17-story, 720-bed dormitory  
Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science at University of Miami Virginia Key, FL86,000 SF Marine Life Science Center and the SUSTAIN research facility
700 Commonwealth Avenue at Boston UniversityBoston, MADining hall renovations and escalator replacement
Edgerton Center for the Performing Arts at Sacred Heart UniversityFairfield, CT5,000 SF, 776-seat facility renovation and expansion
Kostas Research Institute at Northeastern UniversityBurlington, MA65,000 SF, 3-story national security research laboratory
Cox Neuroscience and Health Annex at University of Miami Coral Gables, FL39,000 SF, 4-story research, fMRI, wet lab, TEM/SEM, and vivarium building
William H. Flanagan Campus Center at Beatty Hall at WITBoston, MA30,000 SF renovation and addition to create a vibrant center of activity for the campus
640 Memorial Drive at MITCambridge, MA225,748 SF, 5-story Class A lab space
Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community CenterDorchester, MA90,000 SF facility for arts and education
Modern Theater at Suffolk UniversityBoston, MA197-bed, 10-story dormitory with a theatre at the base
Central Heating Plant at University of Massachusetts Amherst Amherst, MA45,000 SF central heating plant for 10,000,000 SF campus
Gym and Dining Hall Addition at Nashoba Brooks SchoolConcord, MA20,000 SF gymnasium addition with a student dining hall, basketball and volleyball courts
Campus Crossing at College Row at Franklin & Marshall College Lancaster, PA218,582 SF dormitory buildings, containing 117-units
5 Cowperthwaite at Harvard University Cambridge, MA6-story, 145-bed graduate housing with below-grade parking
Long Island Day Camp Harbor ViewBoston, MABoys and girls club camp classroom addition
Library Addition at Newton Country Day School Newton, MAAddition to original building providing study rooms, seminars, offices and classrooms
7 Cambridge Center at Broad Institute of MIT and HarvardCambridge, MA270,000 SF, 7-story, mixed laboratory and office building
Academic Theater Addition at Curry CollegeMilton, MA30,000 SF multi-purpose auditorium/theater
Mandell Family Hall at Babson College Babson Park, MA55,000 SF, 31-unit dormitory for 124-students
Proton Therapy Institute at University of FloridaJacksonville, FL98,000 SF 2-story cancer treatment and research facility
South Campus Gateway at Ohio State UniversityColumbus, OH887,000 SF mix of shops, restaurants offices, apartments adjacent to the campus
580 Commonwealth Avenue at Boston UniversityBoston, MA120,000 SF, 11-story, 220-unit graduate housing
Wasylean Hall at Worcester State CollegeWorcester, MA109,000 SF, 6-story, 348-room dorm for upper-class students, each with a kitchen and common area
Schwartz Student Center at Milton AcademyMilton, MA20,000 SF glass addition connecting (2) historic buildings; a Campus Crossroads
Sidney-Pacific Graduate Housing at MITCambridge, MA346,000 SF, 440-unit graduate housing
Law School at Suffolk UniversityBoston, MA297,000 SF, 8-story building housing a technologically advanced facility
Murr Center at Harvard UniversityCambridge, MA90,000 SF center with tennis and squash courts, a strength and conditioning center, and  Hall of Fame
Chemistry Lab at Florida International UniversityMiami, FLAddition of a new mechanical unit to the Chemistry Building roof
College of Business Complex at Florida International UniversityMiami, FLStructural design to assess existing conditions; Detail and specify repair concrete spalling
Greek Housing II at Florida International UniversityMiami, FLAnalysis of designed conditions
MANGO Building at Florida International UniversityMiami, FLStructural design to support the installation of new workstations floor recessed power and data
Medina Aquarius Land Base at Florida International Universitylslamorada, FLRe-roofing operation
PC Building at Florida International UniversityMiami, FL3-story cast-in place structure; new 6'-0" high mechanical screen wall, 2 new wall enclosures, new windows, doors and louvers impact resistant replacements