A2 STEAM, was originally constructed in 1939 as Northside Elementary School. In 2009, a major renovation and addition took place to incorporate a K-8 education. The original two-story masonry structure with exterior brick and stone veneer and steel and metal panels is situated on 17 acres in the northwest sector of Ann Arbor. The original structure has experienced at least 5 additions over the years, and currently supports Kindergarten – Grade 8.