Family Learning Center

Four hundred post-World-War-II public housing units known as North Lincoln Park were razed to make way for 225 units of new housing—townhomes for low-income families and a mid-rise apartment building for low-income senior citizens. It was important that the design of the new units be compatible with the turn-of-the-century neighborhood surrounding it.

All families have access to the Family Learning Center, which houses computers and classrooms that are connected to the nearby Auraria campus, allowing them to complete their education and access job skills training. The center is an effort on the part of HUD and the Denver Housing Authority to offer learning opportunities to residents of North Lincoln Park. As the heart of the “Campus of Learners” program for the North Lincoln Park community, it is the classroom lab building, library resource center, technical resource center and student union of this conceptual campus.

Project at a Glance

Location

Denver, Colorado

Client

Denver Housing Authority

Budget

$2.5 Million

Completion

1997