The Private Lives of Public Schools

A recent article written by Susanne Schindler on Urban Omnibus (A Publication of the Architectural League of New York) questions - When it comes to building schools, a little-known entity with radical roots has had an outsize effect on the city’s skyline. How can the Educational Construction Fund adapt an experimental ethos to changing times?

The article highlights two of PKSBs projects: the Keith Plaza and Kelly Tower in the Bronx and PS/IS 89 on (Warren Street) which are included in the (Educational Construction Fund) ECF matrix of images.

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The auditorium at PS 205 Fiorello LaGuardia, part of the Keith Plaza & Kelly Tower development.

The auditorium at PS 205 Fiorello LaGuardia, part of the Keith Plaza & Kelly Tower development.

Keith Plaza & Kelly Tower.

Keith Plaza & Kelly Tower.

PS/IS 89, 201 Warren Street, Manhattan. Completed 1998

PS/IS 89, 201 Warren Street, Manhattan. Completed 1998

Additionally, two schools are currently in the works with the New York City School Construction Authority (NYCSCA). PS 101 K, The Verrazano School in Brooklyn currently in construction scheduled to be completed this fall and PS 340 X is in the works, completion to be expected in 2021.

PS 101 K. The Verrazano School. To be completed in Fall 2019

PS 101 K. The Verrazano School. To be completed in Fall 2019

PS 101 K. The Verrazano School. To be completed in Fall 2019

PS 101 K. The Verrazano School. To be completed in Fall 2019