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Benton Hall Academy
Little Falls, New York
Benton Hall Academy is an historic, noted elementary school located in the heart of Little Falls, New York. The site, situated on a steep hill, posed a number of challenges. New designs focused on creating a series of plazas near the main building entrances that would create gathering spaces for students, teachers and parents; mitigate cross-slopes and drainage issues at major thoroughfares; foster a stronger connection between the school and the adjacent playground and park; and aesthetically enhance the building in a manner befitting its historic character.
Work done by Mary Moore Wallinger while employed by Synthesis Architects, LLP. © Synthesis Architects LLP.