Kooken Education Center

Kooken Education Center

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Address: 423 N. Center St.  Arlington, TX 76011

Phase: Two

Architect: Hahnfeld Hoffer Standford

Construction Manager: W.B. Kibler

Start Construction: Summer 2017
Finish: Winter 2017

Phase: Four

Architect: LBL Architects

Construction Manager: Imperial Construction

Start Construction: Fall 2018*
Finish: 2019*
*Dates are projections and subject to change.


Project Status: Complete/In Construction

Construction of the first bond project at Kooken - adding a security vestibule and remodeling the front office - is complete.

For the second bond project - lifecycle and deficiency upgrades - Imperial Construction started work over winter break. The roof has already been replaced, and the cafeteria floor was rebuilt. Currently, restrooms are being renovated in phases to make them more accessible. Most water fountains have been replaced. New platforms around the courtyard are being built to hold new roof-top HVAC units. The parking lot has been demolished to be replaced, and the gym floor will be redone.

Project Scope

Bond-funded work at Kooken is being done in two stages. The first stage includes adding a security vestibule and remodeling the front office. The second stage includes a number of life-cycle and deficiency upgrades.

  • Add secure entry vestibule
  • Improve existing site accessibility
  • Repair roof
  • Replace parking
  • Make structural repairs
  • Improve site drainage
  • Repair/replace and upgrade heating and A/C, electrical, interior finishes, plumbing and site lighting

This report includes highlights of projects. The list is not comprehensive and is subject to modification.

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