Cardozo High School wins AIA|DC Chapter Award for Excellence in Historic Resources

Francis L. Cardozo High School

ArchitectureDC:  Hartman-Cox Architects with Grimm+Parker Architects wins 2014 AIA|DC Chapter Award for Excellence in Historic Resources for Francis L. Cardozo High School. 

Francis L. Cardozo High School is the city’s longest continuously operating public high school and was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1993 for its cultural and architectural significance. When established, the school combined progressive design and modern pedagogy with a program that included the sciences, mechanical and fine arts, domestic science, and physical education. Today, the newly renovated school can accommodate 1,200 students and provides specialty space for 21st-century learning such as computer labs, a media center, performance areas, classrooms equipped with state-of-the-art technology, as well as a new gymnasium and a fully restored indoor pool.
— ArchitectureDC
A spirited, inspiring, and fun place for students to learn in the 21st century.
— Juror, AIA|DC Chapter Awards Historic Resources Panel