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2019 Year In Review

LBBA's top 9 posts of 2019

With 2020 well underway, here’s a look back at some of LBBA’s top posts from 2019! 1) La Ca Norte’s LEED Gold certified comprehensive community center in Humboldt Park was completed.   View this post on Instagram   La Casa Norte, a new mixed-use comprehensive community center to serve youth and families confronting homelessness, recently…

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CityLab: The National Public Housing Museum Eyes a 2021 Opening

Rendering of National Public Housing Museum from the corner of Adams Street and Taylor Street

Here’s an exciting read from CityLab about the National Public Housing Museum‘s (NPHM) plans to encapsulate the complicated history of public housing. LBBA has been working with NPHM on their vision to house the brand new museum in the only remaining building of the Jane Addams Homes.

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Terrace 459 Biennial Partner Program

All that now remains of the original public housing are the scarcely-occupied low rises.

Biennial Partner Program 459 West Division: A Story in Images Channeling Chicago’s complicated history, the title for the 2019 edition of the Chicago Architecture Biennial is …and other such stories. Landon Bone Baker explored the theme of Appearances and Erasures (“Explores sites of memory and the politics of remembering and/or forgetting in contested spaces, considering…

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IFF Access Housing wins AIA/HUD Secretary’s Housing and Community Design Award for Housing Accessibility: Alan J. Rothman Award

IFF Access Housing 2032 W Dickens rehab elevation

LBBA is proud to announce IFF Access Housing received the 2019 AIA/HUD Secretary’s Housing and Community Design Award for Housing Accessibility: Alan J. Rothman Award. The award recognizes projects that demonstrate excellence in improving housing accessibility for people with disabilities. Developed by IFF, IFF Access Housing utilizes previously vacant lots and foreclosed homes to provide…

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