RANCHO LOS AMIGOS NATIONAL REHABILITATION CENTER - DON KNABE WELLNESS CENTER AND PLAZA
Location: 7601 E Imperial Hwy Downey, CA 90242
Size: 13,000 sf
Developer: County of Los Angeles Department of Public Works
Contractor: McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.
Architect: Taylor Design/SmithGroupJJR
The Don Knabe Wellness Center and Plaza plays a critical role at Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center, one of the nation’s top hospitals for rehabilitative medicine. The new facility is equipped with a therapy swimming pool that has an underwater treadmill, weightlifting room, dance studio, cardio and yoga room. For patients, the 13,000 square foot space offers a bit of everything, even a meditative garden, where they can relax after a game of wheelchair basketball or a workout in the gym with equipment specially designed for people in wheelchairs. The integrated team of McCarthy, Taylor Design and SmithGroupJJR collaborated to create Rancho Los Amigos’ new wellness center with state-of-the-art design and construction in under one year. While all healthcare environments aim to create healing spaces, this project moves beyond soothing colors and soft contours to a space that celebrates the tenacity of the human spirit.
Location: 800 North Alameda Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Size: 7,000 sf
Developer: Morlin Asset Management, LP/Metro
Contractor: Swinerton Builders
Architect: Architectural Resources Group
The Union Station Hub features secure indoor bike parking and a small bike shop for repairs and gear along with rentals and hosts of seminar workshops along with bike tours. The facility will be the first ground up project at Union Station since 1920s. The general scope of work includes paving demolition, grading and soil preparation, structural and site concrete, custom fabricated steel beams and columns, perforated metal panels, MEP, and utilities traveling from the historic basement tunnels.