New Central LA Middle School #3


Owner : Los Angeles Unified School District
Contact : John Conley | | (213) 895-7800
Year Project Started : 2003
Year Project Constructed : 2010
Project Cost : $72M
Contract Amount : $89,215.00
Address : 615 S. Shatto Pl. Los Angeles, CA 90005
Client : Arquitectonica
818 W. 7th St., Suite 800, Los Angeles, CA 90017

Project Description:

New Central Los Angeles Middle School #3, located on the northeast block of the intersections of Vermont Ave. and 6th Street adjacent to an urban housing development in a commercial area of Central Los Angeles. The campus on a 2.6 acres site, approximately 92,306 sf. consists of two Small Learning Communities with shared facilities such as a library, multipurpose room, cafeteria, gymnasium, grass playground and roof-top athletic facilities built over a single-level underground parking structure.

VCA’s Role:

VCA provided Civil Engineering Services for both On-site and Off-site Improvements which included: design paving, ADA compliant grading, site drainage, parking lot grading, storm water management design using Standards for Urban Storm Water Mitigation Plan (SUSMP), design of curb cuts, driveways, and sidewalks along affected street for the parent, student and bus drop off areas, design new site utilities (potable, irrigation and fire water, and sanitary sewer) from new building to main points of connection at the street. In addition, VCA prepared B-Permit drawings which included driveways, handicap ramps, street signage and striping, street lights, and electrical pole relocations, traffic signals, street widening and street utility connections to City owned mainlines.

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