P.S. 62 The Kathleen Grimm School for Leadership and SustainabilityStaten Island, New York

  • Located in Staten Island, New York
  • New York’s first net-zero energy school
  • Produces the same amount of energy as it uses, making it one of the most sustainable schools in the world
  • The first of its kind in the northeastern United States
  • The 77,000sf school contains classrooms, cafeteria, and a gymatorium program
  • Additionally, it includes indoor and outdoor gardens and exterior play yards


  • American Institute of Architects New York (AIA NY) Design Awards – COTE Environment Awards
  • The Architect’s Newspaper Best of Design Awards – Honorable Mention, Building of the Year
  • Architizer A+ Engineering Awards – Primary & High Schools Category Winner
  • Engineering News Record (ENR) Best New York Region Project Awards – Best Green Project
  • Society of American Registered Architects (SARA) New York Awards – Excellence Award
  • Staten Island Chamber of Commerce Building Awards – Best Green Project
  • Urban Land Institute New York (ULI NY) Awards – Excellence in Institutional Development
  • Urban Land Institute (ULI) Awards – Global Awards for Excellence, Finalist