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KENNEDY YOUTH CENTER

Kennedy Youth Center is a conversion of a community center within the 21 acres of Charles F Kennedy park in Union City. Sculpted benches, outdoor cafe, dance and performance amphitheater and skateboard ramps activate the exterior use of the teen center while creating a strong programmatic connection and abundant educational resource from exterior to interior. The Teen center will be retrofitted in two phases. Phase 1, was completed in May of 2018, while Phase 2 includes a new green roof with wild flowers for animals and insects, outdoor classroom, solar panels and overlook into the park with the Hayward Hills beyond.

CLIENT: Union City

ARCHITECT: RossDrulisCusenbery Architecture

TYPOLOGY: Park | Youth Center

SIZE: 2 Acres

LOCATION: Union City, California

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