Roosevelt Child Nutrition Warehouse & Education Center

Developer: Roosevelt Elementary School District
General Contractor: D.L. Withers Construction
Architect: Orcutt|Winslow
Location: NEC 10th St. and Baseline Rd., Phoenix
Size: 27,000 SF
The $4.6M project will include a hydroponic growing area for vegetables and spices, a Tilapia farm and outdoor fruit-bearing trees. The multipurpose facility is designed to not only serve as the hub for the district’s Child Nutrition Department but also serve as an instructional resource to enhance and support Wellness and Nutrition Education within the school district. Food preparation classes will be offered to RSD students as well. Subcontractors include CSI, MJ Schneider Plumbing, EF Charles, Thunderbird Masonry, Swisher AC, Western Underground, Gunsight and Schuff Steel. Expected completion is 2Q 2012.

AZRE Magazine May/June 2012