Hunnewell School Feasibility Study

The purpose of the feasibility study is to search for a preferred solution to the problems with the existing Hunnewell School. The building does not meet modern standards for education and requires substantial renovation or replacement. 

View: Hunnewell Existing Conditions/Building Limitations Handout

Overview of Feasibility Study

The Feasibility Study will include:

  • Full building study and site analysis, including historic assessment of the existing school;
  • Determination of educational programming needs;
  • Fit testing, initial concept plans and development of options Design Concept Plans - Long List of Options (SMMA presentation - Nov. 29, 2018);
  • Analysis of swing space options  St. Paul Swing Space Study (March 13, 2018), study of other options is ongoing - modulars, existing classroom space, alternative site(s);
  • Environmental audit of the site and potential opportunities for sustainability and conservation SMMA Sustainability Presentation (Aug. 30, 2018) and Eco-Charrette Presentation (Oct. 15, 2018).

Give Input!

The School Building Committee is asking for input and feedback from all Town of Wellesley boards, broad constituencies and interested residents to help build consensus around this project. Please subscribe to receive updates and information on how to participate. Email us with questions and suggestions, and watch us on-demand on the Wellesley Media Government Channel.