Deanwood Recreation Center and Library at 1350 49th Street, NE is a state-of-the-art $32 million, 63,000 square foot facility boasts a leisure swimming pool complete with the District’s first ever water slide, locker rooms, a gymnasium, a full service kitchen, a game room, a senior services area, a music studio, a fitness center, multi-purpose rooms, and a 7,500 square foot library with 20 computers, space for children’s activities, space for teens to study and capacity for 25,000 books. The facility is LEED Silver certified.
The Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development (DMPED) and the Department of Parks and Recreation selected Forney Enterprises – Manhattan Construction Company (MCC) to serve as the general contractor for the Deanwood Recreation Center and Library. Forney is a Certified Business Enterprise (CBE) by the Department of Small and Local Business Development and has constructed the Trinidad Recreation Center, the Ward 4 Senior Wellness Center, and worked on the renovation of Eastern Market. MCC has worked on Bell Lincoln Multicultural School and Randle Highlands Elementary School.
Deanwood, Ward 7 - 49th and Quarles Streets, NE
Schedule and Status
Construction began in December 2008 and is scheduled to be complete in summer 2010.