McCarthy to Build 200,000 SF High School in Downtown Houston
HOUSTON — McCarthy Building Cos. has been awarded the contract to build The High School for the Performing and Visual Arts (HSPVA) located at 790 Austin St. in downtown Houston. The school is designed to house 750 students and focus in several arts disciplines, including acting, writing, music, fine arts and dance. The five-story, 200,000-square-foot high school will include an 800-seat theater, 300-seat black box theater, rehearsal rooms, cafeteria and two floors of underground parking. Located in the middle of downtown Houston, the project will cover an entire city block. The seven-story building, which includes two floors of parking, is scheduled for completion in September 2018.