Bay City Public Schools


WTA Architects was hired to perform an extensive facilities study of all the school district buildings for Bay City Public Schools. The result was a $70 million bond program for the school district.

Additions and renovations included work at the following schools:

  • Central High School
  • Western Junior-Senior High School
  • Handy Middle School
  • Kolb Elementary
  • Linsday Elementary
  • MacGregor Elementary
  • Mackensen Elementary
  • McAlear-Sawden Elementary
  • Washington Elementary

Western Junior/Senior High School and Kolb, Linsday, MacGregor, Mackensen, McAlear-Sawden and Washington Elementary Schools received upgrades, while Central High School and Handy Middle saw extensive historic preservation that addressed the entire building, system upgrades and new windows. Ultimately 40,900 square feet of new space and 990,000 square feet of renovated space was provided to the school district.

Awards Include:

  • CAM Magazine, Best Project Team
  • Michigan Historic Preservation Network, 2010 Honor Award for Central High School Restoration

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