Cristo Rey St. Martin College Prep
McShane Construction Company provided the comprehensive renovation services for Cristo Rey St. Martin College Prep, a charter high school located on a 14-acre infill site formerly housing a Kmart in Waukegan, Illinois.
The exterior of the single-story 115,300-square-foot facility was modified to a more contemporary look that included CMU block masonry, exterior wall reinforcement, aluminum windows, a new aluminum curtainwall and partial roof replacement featuring 29 skylights to enhance natural light.
As part of Phase I, McShane renovated 55,000 square feet of interior space encompassing numerous classrooms, laboratories, offices, a cafeteria and library. All mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection systems were completely replaced and the facility boasts a web-based building automation system upon completion to maximize building efficiency.
Phase II of construction included the renovation of 42,000 square feet, which included the addition of four new classrooms, a chapel, office and meeting space, a fitness center, locker rooms and a gymnasium with a performing arts stage.