The Family Center for Autism

The Family Center for Autism is a private organization that supports individuals with developmental disabilities inclusive of those on the autism spectrum it is an affiliate of Life’s WORC. The Family Center for Autism worked with TRITEC to renovate their 110 year old building located in Garden City, Long Island.
Project Size:7,500 sf
Location:1517 Franklin Avenue, Garden City, NY 11530-8165
Contact: The Family Center for Autism
Architect:Fusion Architecture

TRITEC Building Company, Inc. was hired as to do this commercial renovation as the general contractor and work included the complete interior demolition of the facility, construction of a new state of the art elevator, offices, infrastructure upgrades, recreation, work out and therapy rooms. Life’s WORC provides services and supports over 1,200 individuals and families in Queens, Nassau and Suffolk counties and provide supportive homes to over 221 people.

The design features of this space include a glass “waterfall” in the reception, a sweeping counter in the café lounge, large workout room that includes a rock climbing wall, and a grand kitchen with generous counter space.