AMHA Summit Lake Family Opportunity Center

Project Name: AMHA Summit Lake Family Opportunity Center
Role: Design-Build
Scope: New construction and site development of a 20,000 SF learning center with two playground areas and parking lot improvements.
Owner: Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority
Location: Akron, Ohio
Year: 2013

Our Design/Build team was awarded the contract for the Summit Lake Family Opportunity Center. The team was selected through a design competition in which they improved on design and construction values determined in a prior phase of the project.

The Summit Lake Family Opportunity Center is a new 19,000 s.f. building connected to the Summit Lake Community Center on W. Crosier St. in Akron, Ohio. The new facility will be used for services for the community with stakeholders being; Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority, The City of Akron, Akron Public Schools, and Akron Head Start. Features included classrooms for toddler to kindergarten, adult classrooms, computer labs, meeting rooms, and a multi-purpose room.

The facility was designed using green methods and materials, and was designed to LEED standards for new construction.