Previously Completed

Cambridge Early Learning Center

This project will transform the old Nashville Southeast Branch Library building into a new Early Learning Center.  The new space is planned to accommodate 160 new pre-Kindergarten students in the area.  For information about how to apply for a seat in the new center, please visit the MNPS early learning website.

Cambridge Early Learning Center

Project details

Mayor
(upon funding) Karl F. Dean (upon completion) Megan Barry
Council
District 32 - (during project) Jacobia Dowell
School board
District 6 - (during project) Tyese Hunter
Location
2325 Hickory Highlands Drive map it
Total project square footage
13,344 SF
Allocated funding
$2,000,000
Architect
Allard Ward Architects
Contractor
Dowdle Construction Group
Anticipated completion date
August 2016

Photos of Completed Project


Architectural Rendering of Design


Construction Updates


Update: (07/01/2016)

Project is progressing toward substantial completion and move-in prior to the start of school. Anticipated work to be performed over the next month includes:

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  • Flooring completion and waxing

  • Final paint

  • Door and Hardware installation

  • Playground installation


Update: (06/1/2016)

Drywall installation in the renovation portion is underway and nearing completion. Window installation has begun.  Brick on the addition is underway.  Anticipated work to be performed over the next month includes the following:

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  • Complete brick installation.

  • Complete Drywall, prime and first paint coats, ceiling grid and ceiling tie installation.

  • Startup HVAC units

  • Complete roofing installation.

  • Complete window installation.


Update: (05/1/2016)

Site utilities installation is complete. The slab is complete. Exterior bearing walls have started. Interior framing is complete. In wall rough in is ongoing. Anticipated work to be performed over the next month includes the following:

  • Continue in wall rough-in.

  • Complete exterior block walls.

  • Start roofing framing and roofing installation.


Update: (04/1/2016)

Site utilities installation is nearly complete.  The building pad excavation is complete.  Foundations have been poured and exterior walls have started.  Under slab plumbing is complete. Anticipated work to be performed over the next month includes the following:

  • Interior wall framing

  • Underslab plumbing in the addition will be completed.

  • Block wall installation will continue.

  • Floor slab in addition will be poured.


Update: (03/1/2016)

Site utilities installation has begun.  The building pad excavation is underway.  Interior demolition is complete.  Under slab plumbing lines are being installed. Anticipated work to be performed over the next month includes the following:

  • Completion of underground plumbing in the renovation.

  • Wall framing will commence.

  • Foundation installation in the addition.

  • Block wall installation will start.


Update: (02/1/2016)

The contractor has begun mobilization on site. A grading permit is in application along with the final building permit. Anticipated work to be performed over the next month includes the following:

  • Erosion protection installation.

  • Grading will begin

  • Interior demolition will begin.