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ERIC Number: ED020618
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965-Jun
Pages: 103
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Reference Count: 0
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NEW LIFE FOR OLD SCHOOLS. REPORT OF A WORKSHOP FOR REPRESENTATIVES OF THE GREAT CITIES IN RELATION TO THE SPRING CONFERENCE OF THE RESEARCH COUNCIL OF THE GREAT CITIES PROGRAM FOR SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT, (NEW YORK, MAY 1, 1965).
Great Cities Research Council, Chicago, IL.
A SERIES OF REPORTS ON THE CRITERIA FOR EVALUATING AND PROCEDURES FOR SAVING OLDER SCHOOL BUILDINGS STATES POPULATION NECESSARY, ECONOMIC NECESSITY AND SENTIMENT ARE MAIN REASONS FOR RETAINING OLDER STRUCTURES. THE ADEQUACY OF THE BUILDINGS SHOULD BE EVALUATED IN TERMS OF EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS, ADMINISTRATIVE FUNCTIONS, SAFETY, OPERATIONS AND MAINTENANCE, PUPIL CAPACITY, AESTHETICS, SITE, ADAPTABILITY OF STRUCTURE FOR CONVERSION AND THE FINANCIAL ABILITY OF THE DISTRICT. ORTHER CRITERIA TO BE CONSIDERED ARE--(1) DISPOSITION OF BUILDING IN TERMS OF FIRE RESISTANCE, (2) CAPACITY FOR FUTURE ENROLLMENT, (3) AGE AND NEED FOR REPAIR (4) ENVIRONMENT--LIGHT, HEAT, VENTILATION, (5) DEGREE OF ALTERATION FOR MODERNIZING, (6) LOCATION AND SIZE OF SITE IN RELATION TO FUTURE ENROLLMENT, (7) FACTORS OF COST, AND (8) INTEGRATION AND COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT PLANS. THE STUDY INCLUDES THE CRITERIA FOR CONTRACTORS' EVALUATION OF PLUMBING, HEATING, ELECTRICAL FACILITIES, VENTILATION AND STRUCTURAL RENOVATIONS OF THE BUILDINGS. SCHOOL MODERNIZATION PROGRAMS BEING CONDUCTED IN FIFTEEN MAJOR CITIES IN THE UNITED STATES ARE REVIEWED. THIS DOCUMENT IS ALSO AVAILABLE FOR $2.50 FROM THE RESEARCH COUNCIL OF THE GREAT CITIES PROGRAM FOR SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT, 4433 W. TOUHY AVENUE, CHICAGO, ILLINOIS 60645. (GM)
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Authoring Institution: Great Cities Research Council, Chicago, IL.
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