University Heights Charter School | Download Full Project Sheet

Project specifications:

Location: Newark, NJ
Project Type: Educational - Ground Up/ Renovation
Architect: KSS Architects

Phase One of the project:

  • Renovation of an 18,500 square foot 100 year old building while maintaining the architectural history and character of the building.
  • Full exterior restoration
  • Installation of all new MEP systems
  • New cafeteria.
  • Computer lab and classrooms.

Phase Two entailed:

  • Building a 15,750 square foot addition with a more contemporary feel.
  • New gymnasium with Kalwall and exposed steel.
  • Offices and classrooms.


In 2012, Hollister was hired by Canyon-Agassi Charter School Facilities Fund to provide pre-construction and construction services for a new middle school for the University Heights Charter School (UHCS).

The two-phase project involves comprehensive renovation of an existing four-story building and construction of a new two-story building.