Central Catholic High School
San Antonio, Texas
Central Catholic High School, is a Catholic, all-male, non-boarding college preparatory school located in the River North District of Downtown San Antonio, Texas, USA, in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of San Antonio. The CCHS Convocation Center opened in July of 2019 as an expansion to the existing historical campus. LPA worked with a series of stakeholders including teachers, students, alumni and board members to develop the design drivers and vision for the campus expansion. As part of this effort, LPA provided master planning services for the entire campus to inform the siting of the new gymnasium, chapel and prayer garden.
The new facility includes a new 150-seat chapel an outdoor meditation and prayer garden and a gym with a competition-sized basketball court as well as new weight and locker rooms.
In addition to strengthening the Catholic School's presence and commitment to faith, the additional programs provide students with modern facilities to help prepare them for college. LPA also worked with CCHS to develop a Global Innovation Center in the existing historic building. This renovation takes advantage of flexible furniture and technologies to give students unique