Larkin Street Youth Services Marks a Significant Achievement with The Lark Inn’s Award

Larkin Street Youth Services is delighted to share a pivotal accomplishment: The Lark Inn has been recognized with the 2023 Gensler Community Impact Award in the “Housing & Homelessness” category. This award signifies our steadfast commitment to supporting youth experiencing homelessness in San Francisco and highlights the profound effects of collaborative initiatives in our community. Through our work with AEC Cares, Gensler, and distinguished industry partners, The Lark Inn has been transformed into a sanctuary of hope and belonging for its residents.

Transforming Spaces with Intent

The extensive renovation of The Lark Inn focused on creating an environment of safety, comfort, and encouragement for the youth. This project’s impact was so significant that it earned a 2024 Honor Award from the IIDA Northern California Chapter for its exceptional interior design. With a commitment to sustainable and durable materials, The Lark Inn is prepared to support the trajectories of youth experiencing homelessness towards brighter and more stable futures. This project exemplifies the critical impact that thoughtful design and construction can have on improving living conditions and supporting individual well-being.

Explore Further and Engage

We invite our community and supporters to delve deeper into the story behind The Lark Inn’s transformation. For a comprehensive look at our project and the collective effort that led to its success, we encourage you to explore additional insights:

Larkin Street Youth Services is committed to providing support, guidance, and opportunities for youth to create positive changes in their lives. We continue our mission to be a beacon of support and a pathway to a more hopeful future for youth experiencing homelessness.