The Huntington Park Elementary School, LAUSD, and Freedom Park, City of Huntington Park were developed during master planning of the school site. Analysis revealed that an efficient and safer traffic, site development would be for the City and School District to exchange sites. This arrangement allows the campus to share a joint use program with the city’s Parks and Recreation Department. The design firm was able to use this as an opportunity to provide amenities that could be enjoyed by both the school and the community
at large. Outdoor spaces were conceived using visual surveillance and age appropriate groupings.
Huntington Park Elementary school providing 26 classrooms, administrative offices, a cafetorium / kitchen and a library. The entire school sits above subterranean parking that accommodates 73 cars. During site planning and analysis, specific attention was made to minimize impact to the existing traffic, reducing construction costs significantly. An efficient layout maximized the potential of the small, tight 4.2 acre urban site.