Events

Dorchester Art + Housing Collaborative Featured in AIA Film Challenge

Dorchester Art + Housing Collaborative Featured in AIA Film Challenge

AIA recently launched the AIA Film Challenge 2020; a competition that encourages collaboration between architects and filmmakers to share architectural stories. This year’s prompt is to tell a story about architects partnering with communities and civic leaders to design a healthy, sustainable, just world that improves peoples’ lives. Thanks to filmmaker Brodie Kerst, the Dorchester…

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La Casa Norte and West Town Preservation Winners at CNDA26!

CNDA 26 Event Flyer

We’re proud and honored to announce that La Casa Norte’s building received the third place Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Award for Excellence in Community Design! We would like to thank LISC Chicago, La Casa Norte, and all of the team members that made the project possible. We also congratulate Bickerdike Redevelopment Corporation for their dedicated…

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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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Chicago Architecture Biennial Tour & Talk at 459 W Division

September 28th LBBA is partnering with the Chicago Architecture Biennial for its third edition, themed “…and other such stories.” The tour and talk of Terrace 459 at Parkside of Old Town, located in the former Cabrini Green neighborhood, will be focused on Appearances and Erasures of the contested site. For more information and to register for the…

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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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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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