Peery Family Center at Palo Alto HS

Peery Family Center at Palo Alto HS


  • $41.6 million
  • 91,765 square feet


A gathering space that provides balance in a fast-paced environment.


  • The new main gym seats 1,640, has a new audio-visual system, movable seats and can be split into three sections to accommodate three teams simultaneously.
  • A large screen can drop down into the gym for presentations or events.
  • A coaches’ suite with whiteboards and an 80-inch flat-screen TV overlooks the new court from above.
  • The pool’s deck was expanded, outdoor showers were added and dedicated locker rooms were built for the students involved in swimming activities.


  • New “Hall of Frame” corridor
  • Sunken main gym floor
  • Ticket booth, concession stand, athletic store
  • Basketball and volleyball courts
  • Team locker rooms
  • Court-side training room
  • Ample storage
  • Conference room
  • Strength & conditioning and aerobics fitness rooms
  • Boys and girls P.E. locker rooms
  • P.E. activity room
  • Pool and locker rooms

Renderings by Jeremiah Tolbert Architects.