MCCM Architects, in association with Clark Condon Associates, provided programming and architectural services for this second phase development at Allen Station Park. Allen Station Park is a 109 acre park that follows the meanders of Cottonwood Creek in the center of the City of Allen. The first phase development was located at the north end of the park. Completed in 2005, The Edge located at the south end, focuses on recreational activities for the youth of the City of Allen. Facilities include a 35,000 sq. ft. skate park, two roller hockey rinks, a BMX tract, a youth center building and outdoor spaces for festivals and other youth oriented activities. MCCM was responsible for the design of the youth center building, the skate park and roller hockey pavilions, ticket booth, and picnic pavilions. The youth center building includes a large central multipurpose room, a multi-media room, computer room, restrooms, concession facility, storage and office for the Activities Director. The multipurpose room has porches and large glass overhead doors at each end that can be opened to bring the outdoors in and expand the activity area during favorable weather. The restrooms are accessible from inside the youth center and from the outside to serve users of the various outdoor functions. Inside access can be locked when the youth center building is closed. The subtle railroad theme of the first phase development at Allen Station Park was retained at The Edge with the exposed wood trusses, metal roof, brick walls, stone wainscots and cast stone lintels.