Location: Baltimore, MD
Completed: 2021
Value Class: $65K (project value $7MM)

The North Avenue building that once housed Odell’s nightclub – a beloved community hot spot established in 1940 – had been vacant for nearly 30 years. Restoration to bring it back to life took nearly a year at $7M and was completed in 2021. The historic building is now the new home of two nonprofits, “Arts for Learning Maryland” and “Code in the Schools”.

Project Details

TAI’s provided upgrades to a three-story Core and Shell building including ew rooftop HVAC units, new electrical service, water and sewer distribution, and basement level garage lighting and ventilation. TAI also designed improvements to second floor of the building, approximately 5,400 sf, including open and enclosed office space, conference rooms, lunchroom, and restrooms. TAI provided engineering, design, and CAD documentation services using Revit to complete construction permit drawings.

Code in the Schools works to expand computer science education in the classroom and will occupy the second floor of the building. Arts for Leaning Maryland works to transform student learning through arts integration and will occupy the first floor and basement. The groups will share a second-floor classroom. two tenants will share classroom space on the second floor Arts for Learning Maryland, which has about 12,000 square of space, is farther along with its move-in. The layout includes offices, training space for artists and teachers, and classroom space for students and families. Today, Arts for Learning Maryland reaches more than 180,000 students a year in every Maryland school district with artist residences, performances, and professional development experiences for educators.

Services Provided:

  • Electrical Design


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