The Center For Autism | Download Full Project Sheet

Project specifications:

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Project Type: Educational - Renovation
Architect: RHJ Associates - Architect | Balongue Design – Interior Designer
Project Features:

  • 13,000 SF state-of-the art treatment center for children with autism.
  • 6 program rooms, a gross motor room, 2 therapy rooms, 2 movement rooms, and an exterior playground



The project involved the demolition of an existing vacant structure (formerly a convent) and the new construction of a gymnasium addition while maintaining an active school schedule during the phased construction.

Serving approximately 2,800 students in elementary, middle and high schools across Newark, North Star Academy is part of the Uncommon Schools network of free, public charter schools in Massachusetts, New York, and New Jersey.