The $12.4 million Teen Center of Excellence, under construction at 9200 West Florissant, will offer after school and summer programs to youth ages 12-18 in the North St. Louis County area.
KAI Design & Build has been selected as the general contractor for the project, which is expected to open in time for the 2019-20 school year and is one of the first of its kind in the country. The architect on the project is Arcturis of St. Louis.
The 26,856sf, three-level center will provide a safe place for area youth to gather and participate in a variety of activities. Designs for the facility include a nutrition education center, gym, teen lounge, outdoor garden, auditorium, music and art studio, office space, intellectual commons, innovation center, and outdoor basketball and activity court.