Buena Vista Horace Mann Modernization

Buena Vista Horace Mann K-8 Modernization

BVHM historical
Historical image of Horace Mann School obtained from the digital archives at the San Francisco Public Library.

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Buena Vista Horace Mann K-8 (BVHM) is a Mission District K-8 dual-language Spanish Immersion Community School. This project is a modernization of an existing 100-year-old school campus located in the heart of the Mission. The highly anticipated and much needed improvements will support students and staff in their innovative work, and will utilize strong stakeholder engagement and community process.

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BVHM Preliminary Project Schedule

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Project Details

General Information

Architect:  Meek, Noll +Tam JV Architects

Construction Manager:  TBD

General Contractor:  TBD

Project Costs (Construction):  TBD

Modernization Project Updates

Small Projects Updates

Completed projects:

  • Ceiling tile replacement and window grill removal  

  • North Courtyard Play Yard painting project

  • Main (academic) building electrical assessment: tested each classroom outlet for grounding issues, replaced damaged outlets, resolved grounding issues, added missing cover plates. Inspected all electrical panels in the building
  • Pipe insulation in room 151
  • Installed new phones in room 120 (art classroom)
  • Fixed phone in classroom 109
  • New AC unit installed in the computer lab
  • Academic building structural exploratory work for the modernization project

Current projects in the works:

  • Public Address System upgrades to provide speakers inside all classrooms


    Fall 2022 Newsletter English / Spanish

    Summer 2022 Newsletter English / Spanish


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    This page was last updated on February 17, 2023