Havens Elementary School was established in 1901, making it an integral part of the civic center even before the city…More of Piedmont was chartered.</p>
<p>With much fanfare in 2010, the community greeted a new school building, envisioned by designer Mark Becker—whose own children had gone through Havens—and sheparded by developer and Piedmonter Andy Ball. The facility has instantly become a community treasure with a playground and ball field enjoyed by all the city's children.</p>
<p>The only amenity from the old campus that was preserved in the reconstruction was the 1941 Ellen Driscoll Playhouse, which hosts, among other things, lectures and discussions put on by community organizations, adult school classes, and after-school enrichment programs for Havens students.</p>
Ellen Driscoll Playhouse 325 Highland Ave, Piedmont, CA94611 Ellen Driscoll Playhouse is part of the Frank C. Havens Elementary School. It occasionally screens free documentaries…More to the public, having shown "Banished" and "Anyone and Everyone" in the past. The playhouse can be reserved by submitting an application to the PUSD Facilities Use Manager. The application must be sent in two weeks in advance and should include the required fee.