By the Hand Club for Kids
Location: Chicago, IL
Sector: Educational / K-12
Type: New Construction
Size: 26,300 sf
Awards: AIA Chicago 2015 Distinguished Building
In the summer of 2013, By The Hand Club For Kids opened a brand-new 26,300 square foot facility in the Austin neighborhood. Designed by TEAM A, the new facility hosts (8) spacious classrooms, a reading room, sun-filled multipurpose social space for high school students, a bright gymnasium that doubles as a cafeteria, an auditorium and office area.
Fulfilling the needs in Austin for a safe, nurturing environment for the neighborhood youth, the site serves 264 students annually and is open seven days a week to meet the needs of the community.