This $147 million school in Atlanta has things yours never did 0 Previous Gallery Next Gallery 1 / 25 The lobby of North Atlanta High School, which opened in 2013 and carries a $147 million price tag, is the most expensive school in Georgia. 2 / 25 Phil Skinner The school was created out a refurbished IBM office building in the Buckhead neighborhood. Classrooms offer great views of metro Atlanta skyscrapers and trees. 3 / 25 Kent D. Johnson The School is 11 stories tall. Four academies will take up two floors each with floor specific elevators. 4 / 25 Phil Skinner A science lab area. 5 / 25 Phil Skinner The new North Atlanta High School as floor specific elevators. Students would enter their floor on an electronic pad stand. There are no buttons in the elevators. 6 / 25 Kent D. Johnson The football field at the new North Atlanta High School. 7 / 25 Phil Skinner A spiral staircase connects the parking garage to student entrance. 8 / 25 Kent D. Johnson North Atlanta High School rises 11 stories over a lake in Buckhead. 9 / 25 Phil Skinner Architect Jerry Cooper (left) listens to Margarita Perez describe the cafeteria, which features a smoothie station. 10 / 25 Phil Skinner The cafeteria windows offer stunning views of the metro Atlanta skyline. 11 / 25 Phil Skinner A long bank of computers in the media center. 12 / 25 Phil Skinner An elaborate camera system will monitor traffic in the hallways. 13 / 25 Phil Skinner A cozy reading area in the media center features great views. 14 / 25 Phil Skinner The stairway to the 11th and top floor. 15 / 25 Kent D. Johnson A marquee outside the entrance to the new North Atlanta High School. 16 / 25 Phil Skinner Students will use a spiral stair case to enter the school from the parking garage. 17 / 25 Phil Skinner The $147 million North Atlanta High School. 18 / 25 Phil Skinner A knight's armor stands in the media center. 19 / 25 Phil Skinner The 10th floor is decorated in blue. 20 / 25 Phil Skinner A worker drives a Bobcat past an unplugged metal detector in the lobby of the new North Atlanta High School on Aug. 2. 21 / 25 Phil Skinner 22 / 25 Phil Skinner The lobby of North Atlanta High School. 23 / 25 Phil Skinner This stairway leads to the 11th floor. 24 / 25 Phil Skinner Margarita Perez and Jerry Cooper describe the new classrooms during a media tour. 25 / 25 Phil Skinner Construction of the baseball field and new wing continues. View Comments 0 Sign up for e-newsletters Want more news? Sign up for free e-newsletters to get more of AJC delivered to your inbox.