YMCA Youth Center

The former Phillips High School gym renovated for after-school and summer care for children

This project includes the addition of classrooms, exercise areas, locker rooms, kitchen, canteen, a climbing totem, an exterior pool, playing fields and a garden.

  • LocationBirmingham, AL
  • Project Type
  • Awards 2007 Honor Award, AIA Birmingham
  • 2007 Merit Award, AIA Alabama
  • 2007 Citation of Honor, AIA Gulf States
  • 2007 Outstanding Project of the Year, Construction Specifications Institute Birmingham

The climbing totem within the glass tower serves as a beacon for the city of Birmingham and as the focal point for two new developments: Park Place and Marconi Park.