Venice High School Comprehensive Modernization Project

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About the Project

Located in Venice, California, the $123 million, 113,000 SF, Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) Venice High School Comprehensive Modernization Design-Build project includes four new buildings consisting of general classrooms, chemistry labs, a graphics print shop, flexible engineering, and horticulture lab, art and studio art classrooms, and associated storage and support spaces. The project will feature a new gymnasium building consisting of a main and a practice gymnasium space, locker/shower rooms, a weight room, aerobics/dance space, and associated support spaces. The project includes new parking lots, new outdoor athletic spaces, including a new competition track field, new softball and baseball fields, concessions, restrooms, and modern tennis and basketball hard court areas, landscape, and hardscape, including various outdoor classroom areas and utility infrastructure upgrades and replacements. Venice High School was identified as one of the District’s 11 priority schools among a pool of 584 campuses district-wide. Construction began in May 2018 and is expected to be completed in May 2022.


Design-build project delivery collaboration with design partner, NAC Architecture.

Quick Facts

  • Location Los Angeles, CA
  • Client Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD)
  • Industry Education
  • Line of Business Construction
  • Completion Date May 2022
  • Duration 48 Months
  • Contract Value $ 122,943,228
  • Square Footage 113,318 SF

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