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INSTITUTIONS / COMMUNITY / RELIGIOUS

K2 Studio has dedicated much of its efforts in the sector of community based and religious projects throughout its years of practice. Community projects include educational facilities, after-school program facilities, cultural and religious institutions. K2 Studio looks to create a positive presence with its designs within the encompassing community.

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LITTLE BLACK PEARL
LBP SCHOOL OF THE ARTS
HILLEL CENTER
CONGREGATION RODFEI ZEDEK
BEST BUY TEEN TECH CENTER
SOLOMON SCHECHTER DAY SCHOOL
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ADDITIONAL

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EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES

Pioneer daycare facility, 394 East St. Charles Road, Lombard, Illinois,

Pioneer Child Care, Jeannine Baran and Nancy Lantz, New construction 9,000 sq. ft. daycare facility with exterior playgrounds and parking lot, 120 kids, Infant through Kindergarten and inclusive of Afterschool program.

 

Tiny Scholars Academy, 6300 South Woodlawn, Chicago

Tiny Scholars Academy, Latoya Blair, Interior daycare facility buildout, 2600 SF, 42 kids, infant through 5 year.

 

Lavizzo Elementary Chicago Public School, 137 West  109th Place, Chicago, Illinois,

CPS 2013 School Investment Program (SIP)- SIP #18340, Public Building Commission (PBC) on behalf of Chicago Public Schools, Project 15, Contract Number PS1977, Existing school light renovation

 

Barnard Elementary Chicago Public School, 10354 South Charles Chicago, Illinois,

CPS 2013 School Investment Program (SIP)- SIP #18630, Public Building Commission (PBC) on behalf of Chicago Public Schools, Project 15, Contract Number PS1977, Existing school light renovation

 

Best Buy teen tech center at Little Black Pearl, 1060 East 47th Street, Chicago

Best Buy Stores, L.P., Teen Technology center (1 of 4 initial nationwide centers established), 4185 SF tenant buildout, tech center inclusive of computer lab/activity areas, music room with sound booth, green screen space, community and chill-out areas and cafe

 

EASTER SEALS CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER, 1001 Roosevelt Road, Chicago, Illinois,

Easter Seals Metropolitan Chicago, Gilcrest-Marchman Head Start, Conversion/renovation of Duncan YMCA to facility for Infant, Toddler, 2-year old3-5 year old and school age classrooms

 

SOLOMON SCHECHTER DAY SCHOOL, 3210 Dundee, Northbrook, Illinois,

Solomon Schechter Day Schools, New construction 110,000 sq. ft. educational facility, lower and middle school for 800 students.

 

CHARLES A. HAYES FAMILY CENTER, Chicago, Illinois; Empowerment Zone Project,

Chicago Housing Authority, Two story rehabilitation; office, educational and entertainment facilities.

 

CAMP RAMAH, Conover Wisconsin

Design of Dining Facility, Worship Space, Arts and Crafts Facilities and Gymnasium.

 

WALTER E. HELLER NATURE CENTER, Highland Park, Illinois:

Park District of Highland Park,  Environmental Awareness Center for a 35 Acre Prairie Reserve.

 

LBPW TRADE SCHOOL 47th and Greenwood, Chicago, Illinois;

Little Black Pearl Workshop, Empowerment Zone Project, 40,000 s.f. School and Cultural Center, trade school and retail new construction for gifted children in the Arts.

                                                                             

HILLEL STUDENT CENTER, Chicago, Illinois:

JFMC Facilities Corp., 5,000 s.f. Student Recreational and Spiritual Center on The University of Illinois at Chicago campus.

 

PARK DISTRICT OFFICES and RECREATIONAL FACILITY, Highland Park, Illinois:

Park District of Highland Park, Adaptive Reuse of 30,000 s.f. West Ridge School into Park District of Highland Park Facilities.

 

CHINESE AMERICAN SERVICE LEAGUE DAY CARE FACILITY, Chicago, Illinois

Remodeling of office space to accommodate new expanded day care facility with play ground

 

SOLOMON SCHECHTER DAY SCHOOL, Northbrook, Illinois/Lee Road and Tollway

300 Student Educational Facility; Lee Road – 1st Building

 

*** CHURCH AND SYNAGOGUE EDUCATION FACILITIES

Thirty five Plus schools incorporated into most of the religious facilities listed with in this resume.  The largest of which is ‘Our Lady Of Mount Carmel’ with 20 classrooms

 

LYNDON B. JOHNSON COLLEGE, Covington, Kentucky

New 125,00 SF private college for the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, Ohio, on an 8o acre site, Phil Kupritz head designer while at Perkins and Will

 

WASHBURNE MIDDLE SCHOOL Winnetka, Illinois

New 80,000 SF new containing theater, gymnasium for 400 students, grades 6th thru 8th, Phil Kupritz head designer while at Perkins and Will

RELIGIOUS FACILITIES

RODEFEI  ZEDEK, Hyde Park, Illinois

New 25,000 s.f. facility for the combined Rodfei Zedek synagogue and Hyde Park, JCC Program.

 

MIKVAH FOR community of Buffalo grove

 Rabbi Zehnwirth, Buffalo Grove, Illinois

 

MIKVAH FOR anshe shalom

 Chicago, Illinois

 

MORIAH SYNAGOGUE, Deerfield, Illinois

Adaptive reuse of School into 240/800 seat Synagogue

Preschool four seasons room and interior green house (later work)

 

MIKVAH FOR THE CONSERVATIVE MOVEMENT

                Beth Hillel, Wilmette, Illinois

 

OAK PARK TEMPLE B’NAI ABRAHAM ZION, 1235 N. Harlem, Oak Park, Illinois

                New construction of educational wing and renovation to existing facility.

 

KESSER MAARIV SYNAGOGUE, Skokie, Illinois

                New construction of 7500 SF facility.

 

BETH TIKVAH CONGREGATION, Hoffman Estates, Illinois

                Social Hall Addition, Renovation to Sanctuary, Lobby and Bathrooms

 

CONGREGATION B’NAI EMUNAH, Skokie, Illinois

                Addition to and major alterations of existing Facilities

 

KEHILATH JACOB BETH SAMUEL, Chicago, Illinois

                Addition to and major alterations of existing Facilities

 

CONGREGATION BETH ISRAEL, Skokie, Illinois

                Adaptive reuse of School Facility

 

CONGREGATION BETH JUDEA SYNAGOGUE, Buffalo Grove, Illinois; 1st Phase

                Worship, Education, Social Facilities

 

CONGREGATION BETH OR, Deerfield, Illinois

                Chapel, Meeting Room

 

ISSAC BONDER MEMORIAL SYNAGOGUE, Conover, Wisconsin

                Camp Ramah Retreat Center, 150 Seat Sanctuary

 

CONGREGATION B’NAI TIKVAH, Deerfield, Illinois

                Addition to and major renovation of existing facilities

 

SINAI SYNAGOGUE, South Bend, Indiana

                Renovation of Sanctuary, Chapel, Education Wing and Lobby.

 

LAKE SHORE DRIVE SYNAGOGUE, Chicago, Illinois

                Expansion of Sanctuary, New Social Hall, Kitchens and Bathrooms

 

BETHANY ROMANIAN CHURCH, Niles, Illinois

Renovation of existing administration and classroom building and addition of new 1000 seat Sanctuary.

 

ST. DOMITILLA CHURCH, Hillside, Illinois,

St. Domitilla Church Renovation of gymnasium/multi use wing and remodeling the education buildings.

 

CHRIST LUTHERAN, St. Joseph, Michigan

                600 seat Worship Facility

 

EPISCOPAL CHURCH OF THE TRANSFIGURATION, Palos Park, Illinois

                Worship, Education, Social Facilities

                          

CONCORDIA LUTHERAN CHURCH, Hammond, Indiana

                Worship, Education, Social Facilities

 

OUR LADY OF THE BROOK PARISH CENTER, Northbrook, Illinois

                400/800 seat Worship Center with Education and Social Facilities

 

OUR LADY OF MOUNT CARMEL ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH, Darien,

Illinois, 800 seat Worship Area with full Education Facilities and Rectory

 

SAVIOR DIVINE, LUTHERAN CHURCH, Palos Hills, Illinois

                200 Seat worship facility

 

TRINITY PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, Oak Lawn, Illinois

                Facility enhancement, handicapped persons access

 

ST. LUKE’S LUTHERAN CHURCH, Park Ridge, Illinois

                Remodeling and Addition to Christian Education Facilities

 

GRACE LUTHERAN CHURCH, Northbrook, Illinois

                Main Worship space, Social Facilities

 

CHRIST LUTHERAN CHURCH, Hammond, Indiana

                Worship, Education and Social Facilities

 

OUR SAVIOR’S LUTHERAN CHURCH, Arlington Heights, Illinois

                Education, Worship and Social Facilities

 

FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, Oak Lawn, Illinois

                New Fellowship Hall, Narthex

 

CORPUS CHRISTI CATHOLIC CHURCH, Carol Stream, Illinois, 1st Phase,

                New 375 seat Sanctuary, Education and Social Facilities; new

 

GETHSEMANE ROMANIAN COMMUNITY CHURCH, Chicago, Illinois

                New 275 seat Sanctuary, Education and Social Facilities.

 

ROMANIAN PENTECOSTAL CHURCH OF GOD, Knox, Indiana

                Sanctuary, Education and Social Facilities; new

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