Frank Strang Senior Center

Knoxville, Tennessee

The Frank Strang Senior Center had become so popular that the original County library building, built in the 1970’s, was unable to hold all of its activities. The facility was given a new image that would reflect the modern, energetic people who gather there.

Year:

2004.08

Type:

Civic, Adaptive Reuse

Square Footage:

7,400sf

Location:

Knoxville, Tennessee

Awards:

2005 AIA East Tennessee Honor Citation

Budget:

$780,000

Project Notes:

A large outdoor terrace was added to welcome visitors. The expanded multipurpose room is airy and bright with a new wall of windows and 7,000 sf of open space. New space was built to allow for better bathrooms, a card room, a lounge, offices and storage.