Awards

The Carling SRO + City Gardens Receive ULI Vision Awards

ULI Vision Awards ceremony

Yesterday ULI Chicago hosted their annual Vision Awards Ceremony at Rockwell on the River where two of our projects were honored! City Gardens received an award in the project category for affordable housing & community creation and the Carling SRO was a winner in the program category. Tierra Linda was also recognized amongst the other…

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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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City Gardens and The Carling SRO tie for First Place at the 25th Annual CNDA Ceremony

City Gardens and the Carling SRO CNDA Richard H. Driehaus Award Winners

LISC Chicago​ hosted another amazing Chicago Neighborhood Development Awards ceremony last night. It was inspiring to see the variety of efforts being made to create positive change across Chicago and how they’ve made a real impact on people’s lives. We’re honored to receive The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Award for Architectural Excellence in Community Design…

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Nelson Mandela Apartments Wins 2019 PCI Award

View of Nelson Mandela Apartments from intersection of Franklin and Troy

The Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) announced the winning projects in the 56th Annual PCI Awards today! We’re honored to receive the Multi-Family Building Award and an honorable mention in the All-Precast Concrete Solution Award category for Nelson Mandela Apartments. Awards will be presented at the 2019 PCI convention in Louiville, Kentucky, during the PCI Design Awards Reception…

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2018 AIA Chicago Lifetime Achievement Award Video

Video still from Black Spectacles video for AIA Chicago's 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award

Black Spectacles made such an amazing video for AIA Chicago‘s 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award! We are truly thankful to AIA Chicago, Black Spectacles, our friends/peers that spoke so kindly of us, and everyone involved in the process.

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