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Dallas High School Matthews Southwest refurbished the building into approximately 105,000 square feet of space (credit: Merriman Anderson/Architects).

DALLAS—The historic Dallas High School building located at 2218 Bryan St. was renovated for commercial use after sitting vacant for 22 years. The building is a three-and-one-half story classical revival structure built in 1907.

After relocating its office to the historic building last month, Perkins+Will held its grand opening there yesterday. The firm occupies more than 39,500 square feet of the building, the entire third floor and part of the second floor. Perkins+Will’s new design studio is among the first offices in north Texas to pursue three third-party health and wellness certifications: LEED Platinum, WELL and Fitwel.

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Lisa Brown

Lisa Brown is an editor for the south and west regions of GlobeSt.com. She has 25-plus years of real estate experience, with a regional PR role at Grubb & Ellis and a national communications position at MMI. Brown also spent 10 years as executive director at NAIOP San Francisco Bay Area chapter, where she led the organization to achieving its first national award honors and recognition on Capitol Hill. She has written extensively on commercial real estate topics and edited numerous pieces on the subject.

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