Langston Hughes/Davis Elementary School


Chicago, Illinois


Public Building Commission of Chicago / CPS


Schroeder Murchie Niemiec Gazda-Auskalnis Architects, Ltd.


  • LEED Gold
  • 103,000 sf facility
  • Rain water collection system for irrigation
  • High reflectivity pavement


The Langston Hughes/Davis Elementary School is located at 240 West 104th Street. The one story elementary school is designed for 840 Pre-K through 8th grade students. This state-of-the-art school includes 30 classrooms; Music, Science, Art, Library, Dining, and Gymnasium. The school is constructed of structural steel framing and exterior masonry material. The site includes two parking lots, playground areas, and a hard surface ball field.