26 Apr The New Location for Roberta’s House Grief Support Center
Commercial Interiors is honored to be a part of the new construction of a $15 million, three-story, 20,000 SF complex that provides comprehensive bereavement and support services to the community. Established in 2007 by the legendary March Funeral Home, this new state-of-the-art facility includes a rooftop space, full basement, library resource center, 90-seat theatre, fitness room, family counseling rooms, and other support areas. It is the first newly constructed bereavement center providing mental health services in an urban community by an African American Non-profit organization.
Ironically, this new facility is located on the site of the first March Funeral Home. Since its founding in a now demolished rowhouse in 1957, the March Funeral Home organization has grown to be one of the largest African-American-owned funeral home businesses in the U.S. with locations throughout the region. In fact, the name, Roberta’s House, honors the memory of Julia Roberta March, who, with her husband William C. March co-founded the March Funeral Home organization.
During these unprecedented challenging times, Commercial Interiors is grateful for the opportunity to make this important project a reality. The scope of work included drywall, acoustical insulation, acoustical ceilings, light gauge framing, carpentry, and doors/frames/hardware.
Many thanks to the Commercial Interiors internal and field operations team for their hard work and commitment to this project. Roberta’s House will continue to serve as a much-needed beacon of hope and a place of recovery for the communities it serves.