Lexington Senior Center

LOCATION: Lexington, Kentucky

SIZE: 33,000 SQ FT / 2 stories

FEATURES: Flexible multi-purpose areas for art activities, educational classes, recreational (dance and exercise) classes, gaming areas, lounge, cafes, library, walking trails, outdoor fitness areas, 200 parking spaces

CLIENT: Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government

TYPE: New Construction

AWARDS: Environmental Commission Award, Lexington-Fayette Environmental Commission, 2016

SUMMARY: EOP Architects, with specialized consulting services by Catlin+Petrovick, designed the new Lexington Senior Center so that elders have the tools and opportunities to remain independent, healthy and involved. With space for a range of activities, the center provides the opportunity to develop and maintain quality of life. The project earned a LEED Gold rating for its environmental stewardship.