The new high school addition includes 38 classrooms, a 16,000-square-foot gymnasium, a multipurpose resource center with a student-run café, a museum, dedicated college and career resource centers, administrative offices, and professional development facilities for teachers and staff. 

LOCATION

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

SIZE

99,000 square feet

SELF-PERFORM

Selective Demolition, Concrete, Carpentry 

ARCHITECT

Continuum Architects + Planners

DELIVERY METHOD

Construction Manager

HMONG AMERICAN PEACE ACADEMY (HAPA)
HIGH SCHOOL & GYM ADDITION
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“Hmong American Peace Academy selected VJS for our expansion product due to the strong relational focus. Throughout the entire process, the VJS team has continually been transparent and effective communicators, with a special focus that all of our key stakeholders were kept up to date on the project. In addition, the VJS team has worked seamlessly with our current operations team, to minimize any disruptions to the learning environment. VJS does an excellent job all around making the construction process as smooth as possible.”

 — Chris Her-Xiong, Executive Director, HAPA

 AWARDS
  • Mayor's Design Award, City of Milwaukee, 2022

  • Best Public/Private Partnership, Real Estate Award, The Milwaukee Business Journal, 2022

  • Top Project Award, The Daily Reporter, 2021