PEARSON & PETERS ARCHITECTS PLC

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Lexington Catholic High School

Lexington, KY

61,000 s. f.


The 27,000sf Fine Arts building includes a 400 seat theater with a full production drama stage, band and chorus facilities, instrument and voice practice rooms, art classroom, dark room, media lab and shop facility. The building also provides a new main entrance for the school and includes a new administrative and health office suite, bookstore, and meditation chapel with 50 seats. By means of several oversized pairs of glass doors, the one wall of the chapel can be opened to expand the room into the lobby to accommodate larger services.

The 33,400sf Gymnasium building is connected to the Fine Arts facility with a shared lobby that includes a ticket booth, restrooms, and concession area. The Gymnasium seats 1860 on two levels, with support spaces that include locker rooms, sports medicine and athletics program offices, and a weight training room. The main athletic floor can be configured toaccommodate a main competition basketball court or two intramural courts simultaneously, or three tournament volleyball courts. Two balconies and elevated running track provide additional practice space.