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The Rita Bright Family & Youth Center

Project Description:

The Rita Bright Family & Youth Center is a former Boys and Girls Club located at 14th and Chapin St NW. It is managed by Latin American Youth Center and features multipurpose rooms, classrooms, a kitchen, a fitness room, and a gymnasium. The center offers afterschool and summer programming to youth in the area including leadership classes and homework help. There are also a number of physical activities that take place including boxing, dance, strength and conditioning, basketball, and taekwondo. The facility is in need of accessibility improvements and repairs and upgrades to its amenities.

Project Details

Location: 2500 14th St. NW
Ward: 1
Construction Agency: DGS
Program Agency: DPR
Design Start Date: Fall 2018
Construction Start Date: TBD
End Date: TBD
DPR Project Manager: Nick Kushner
DGS Project Manager: Brian Butler
Budget: $2.5-$3.5M
Status: Planning
Architect: TBD
DGS Point of Contact: Wayne Gore

Rita Bright Family and Youth Center Community Meeting Notes 7-11-2018