Marie Reed Community Learning Center is a diverse school located at the heart of Adams Morgan. It provides a multi-lingual learning program dedicated to nurturing the whole child to develop the values, character, and knowledge to become global citizens.

In addition, the facility is a hub of community with a robust public health clinic, child care center, adult education, swimming pool and outdoor recreation facilities.


  • Phased modernization of urban public school with integrated recreation and community services
  • Creation of high-performance educational environments
  • Design-build, fast-track delivery
  • 140,000-sf educational facility

In a major modernization project, the building will be transformed into a high performance learning environment and state-of-the-art community resource. The responsive design addresses integrating the large building that spans multiple blocks into the local neighborhood fabric to provide a unique sense of place and identity. Sustainable strategies and features will promote stewardship and awareness.