Southside Elementary School

Location: Miami, FL
Size: 6,000 SF
Services: Construction Management
Owner: Miami-Dade County Public Schools
Architect: Wolfberg Alvarez & Partners

Southside Elementary Museums Magnet School, built in 1914, is the second oldest public school building in Miami-Dade County Public Schools nestled within the bustling streets of Brickell, also known as South Florida’s Financial District.  Thornton provided the complete historic restoration of Building 1 including renovation of all classrooms and restrooms; new windows, doors, flooring and ceilings throughout; exterior and interior painting; new HVAC, fire and intrusion alarms, P/A, clocks, staircase and roofing improvements, and classroom technology upgrades throughout. Renovations to offices and two classrooms within Building 4 were also performed under this GOB-funded project.