Miller School / UPSM Elementary School
Location: Detroit, MI
Application: Historic replication
SCW Model Series: SCW564 and SCW2500
From boarded up to an amazing space, SCW564 and SCW2500 series windows provided the accuracy required to meet historic tax credit compliance, but also deliver modern thermal and energy efficiency performance.
Window trim and color matching was key factory to meeting historic requirements. Exterior trim and frame on the double hung windows are “Mega Greige”, while the sash and all exposed surfaces of the simulated sash openings are “Tricorn Black” which is also the color for the interior side of the frames.
Opening the doors August 2013 in the former historic Miller High School now serves as the University Prep Science & Math School focusing on a Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM) curriculum.
“I think revitalizing compared to building new… it takes away the eyesore from the community, it shows the community the unimaginable . . that the impossible is possible.” Elaina Holsey, director of operations, University Prep Science & Math Elementary School, Detroiturbex interview
Scope: 506 fixed, offset fixed, and simulated vent windows
Architect: Resendes Design Group
Customer: Ducana Commercial Windows
Building Status: Listed on National Register of Historic Places