If you’re planning to tour the new City of Farmington Hills community center, lace up your best walking shoes.
The Hawk, a 245,000-square-foot facility, occupies two floors of the former Harrison High School, purchased from Farmington Public Schools in 2018. The city’s Economic Development Commission has undertaken a study to determine whether the third floor might house a business incubator.
Special Services Director Ellen Schnackel said crews have flipped the primary entry to the east side, creating a spacious lobby. Natural light streams in from floor to ceiling windows.
“It was very important for us to establish a new entrance to the building,” Schnackel said. “We wanted something open seven days a week, all year around.”
Athletics, aquatics, performance
At the entrance, visitors will find a service desk and concession stand serving healthy (and not so healthy)…