Grant Center for the Expressive Arts Replacement

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Save the date: Grant community grand opening Jan. 28

Spend an evening in the new Grant Center for the Expressive Arts to see firsthand what makes this school so special. You can:

  • Tour the building
  • Leave your mark on a handprint mural 
  • Check out live performances from Grant's dancers, singers and actors
When: Tuesday, Jan. 28, 6:30 – 8 p.m.
Where: 2510 N. 11th St., Tacoma

​About the project

Project overview

Grant Center for the Expressive Arts is an arts-focused elementary school (K-5) in Tacoma's North End. 

Students attended classes at the district's Hunt transition site during construction. 

Student capacity: 400
Projected budget: $34.8 million
Square feet: 50,401
Architect: McGranahan Architects
Design: September 2016 - April 2018  
Contractor: Korsmo Construction
Construction started: June 2018
Percent complete: 100%
Opened: Jan. 6, 2020

The project funded by the $500 million school construction bond voters passed in 2013.

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