Community Center Headquarters

The old Grove Hall Library building before the renovation.

Dorchester, Massachusetts – The mission of the Freedom House is to transform the economic and cultural fabric of high-need communities through education and leadership development. DREAM Collaborative, working in conjunction with JANEY Construction has transformed the Grove Hall Library building at 5 Crawford Street into the new Freedom House headquarters. The project consists of a new 8,000 square feet interior fit-out and envelope and roof repairs to the existing structure. The building services residents of the surrounding Roxbury, Mattapan, and Dorchester communities. Freedom House is designed to attain LEED certification or better. The  UPDATE: See photos from the ground breaking ceremony on July 20, 2016.

Client:  Freedom House

Services:  Architecture, Interior Architecture

Scope:  8,000 sf interior fit out to include office, technology lab, and teaching spaces. Additional scope includes building envelope and roof repairs.

Interior rendering of a classroom space at the new Freedom House Community Center Headquarters