John Friedman Alice Kimm Architects
1461 E 4th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90033
213 253 4740
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c. JFAK, 2020
JFAK’s Homeless Navigation Center for the City of Los Angeles’ Council District 8 took home a 2019 Westside Urban Forum (WUF) Westside Prize Design Award. Associate Derek Greene and Architect Lung Chi Chang accepted the honor on behalf of JFAK at WUF’s awards gala, held at the Hotel Casa del Mar in Santa Monica on June 14.
Designed using pre-fabricated modular units, the South LA center will serve Angelenos experiencing homelessness by consolidating several services under one roof – storage for personal belongings, restrooms and showers, laundry facilities, and information and job training.
With its Westside Prize Design Awards program, WUF honors projects that help to create a promising future for the residents of Los Angeles.
To see the full list of award winners and to learn more about the Westside Urban Forum and the Westside Prize Design Awards program, visit WUF’s website at www.westsideurbanforum.com.