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Georgetown: Grace Academy to Add Gymnasium to Campus

Feature Photo: Parents and students walking to the Grace Academy campus on the first day of school last month. Image: Grace Academy of Georgetown/Facebook

Posted: 9-11-2022

by Art Benavidez

Georgetown (Williamson County) — A local, private educational facility had their site plan approved for a new gymnasium at the Sept. 6 meeting of the Planning and Zoning Commission.

The Christian-based institution Grace Academy, led by Head of School Andy Cantwell, is proposing to construct the $1.95 million project under the name Grace Academy Gymnasium.

The Austin office of FGM Architects Inc. released a site plan that included:

  • 14,934 SF gym with basketball court and a fenced mechanical area
  • 7.8% impervious cover (116,292 SF; 2.67 acres)
  • Two Chinquapin Oak trees
  • One Monterey Oak tree

Maritech Engineering Inc., out of Austin, and David McDonald with MEP Engineers Star of Texas Engineering, PLLC, also out of Austin, are on board the project.

Local civil engineers Steger Bizzell and landscape architect Austin-based Larson Burns Smith round out the project team.

Grace Academy is located on 34.41 acres at 225 Grace Blvd. in the northern portion of the city.

VBX Project ID: 2022-1618


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About the Author:

Art Benavidez (Construction News Reporter, Central Texas) is a seasoned journalist with over 15-years of experience in writing breaking news and in-depth features at the local level. He honed his research and reporting skills in newspapers and magazines throughout South and West Texas along with expertise in crafting digital content as Managing Editor of New Image Marketing Research Corporation. Benevidez is a Texas native and graduate of UT-RGV.

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