Campus Project

Brearley aims to reorganize and renovate 610, while upgrading the essential systems of the 1929-constructed building. Renovations will occur one project at a time, during the summers. The costs will be supported through new gifts to the School, and the timing of each project will be contingent upon fundraising.
Middle and Upper School Library, 10th floor  
Relocation from 1st floor3,900 square feet, more group and individual study areas, adjustable bookshelves, seminar room for classroom instruction, archival space, natural light, beautiful river views
Visual Arts Studios, 12th floor
Relocation from 7th floor, creating additional space, brand-new digital photography lab
Cafeteria and Lobby, 1st floor
Expansion and relocation of Cafeteria from lower level, restoration of Lobby
Elevators (completed summer 2017 and summer 2018)
Internal systems—climate control, plumbing, electrical
Plans will incorporate environmentally sustainable designs


Opened September 2019

83,750 square foot facility
Science labs, auditorium, music program, regulation-size
gymnasium, Lower School classrooms, Lower School library,
maker space, common room.

60,450 square feet for spaces used by multiple Divisions

23,300 square feet dedicated to the Lower School
$85 million
Total construction costs

Funding sources
Long-term loan, gifts from prior campaign that were invested
with the endowment, new philanthropic support.

The Brearley School is a K-XII independent day school for girls in New York City. Empowering girls of adventurous intellect to think critically and creatively.
610 East 83rd Street
New York, NY 10028
(212) 744-8582 

590 East 83rd Street
New York, NY 10028
(212) 744-8582