Project Details

The Rusu-McCartin Boys & Girls Club, the first newly-built Chicago Club in a generation, is a Club for the community, built on a shared campus that includes a first responders training academy and several minority-owned businesses. The 28,000-SF Club offers transformational opportunities to build bridges and provide much-needed resources for Chicago’s young people. This project features three stories of classrooms, a teaching kitchen, an ideas lab, a multi-sport gymnasium, an outdoor play area and a spectacular roof deck and meadow.

NOMINATED: 2024 The Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize (pending)
WINNER: 2024 Chicago Building Congress Merit Award
WINNER: 2024 Federation of Women Contractors (FWC) Community Development & Partnership Award
WINNER: 2023 Construction Industry Service Corporation (CISCO) Project of the Year award
FINALIST: Chicago Commercial Real Estate Awards
FINALIST: CoreNet Chicago ’23 REAL Awards Small Project of the Year


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