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Happy Holidays From LBBA!

December 17, 2018

View this post on Instagram Happy Holidays Everyone! A post shared by Landon Bone Baker Architects (@lbbarchitects) on Dec 17, 2018 at 10:31am PST

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Windy City Times: LGBTQ-inclusive La Casa Norte to open new facility

December 6, 2018
Digital rendering of La Casa Norte Pierce House exterior
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WGN: La Casa Norte to open $20M facility in Humboldt Park

November 17, 2018
Rendering of La Casa Norte Pierce House front exterior
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Next Generation SRO Housing in Chicago: Securing the Future Success and Long-Term Stability of an Endangered Housing Type

November 16, 2018

Next Generation SRO Housing in Chicago offers an overview of key challenges and best practices as it relates to supportive services and operations, policy and finance, as well as design and construction. The paper also includes case studies of successful SRO preservation projects that required a range of approaches, from light rehab to gut and historic…

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East Park Apartments Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

November 14, 2018
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Habitat Company team cutting ribbon at opening ceremony

East Park Apartments a newly rehabbed 5-story 152-unit single room occupancy building in East Garfield Park had its ribbon-cutting ceremony yesterday! The rehab includes a new roof, masonry repairs, mechanical upgrades, improved common areas, and unit upgrades. This project was developed by The Habitat Company in collaboration with GMA Construction Group, Carsello Engineering, WSP, Prism…

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Grand Opening: McCrory Senior Apartments

November 13, 2018
McCrory Senior Apartments Ribbon Cutting with Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Alderman Walter Burnett, Audra Hamernik (IHDA's Executive Director), David Brint (Brinshore), and community leaders

McCrory Senior Apartments had their Grand Opening today! The project is 5-stories, 62-units of affordable housing for seniors on the Near West Side of Chicago where they’ll have access to amenities such as a theatre room, community room, on-site management, and a fitness room. Artwork at the main entry and decorative moments that refer to the neighboring…

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Chicago Public Art Group Installation at Terrace 459 at Parkside of Old Town

November 2, 2018
Mosaic installations at main entry of Terrace 459 at Parkside of Old Town

Chicago Public Art Group collaborated in creating a painting and mosaic for Terrace 459. Lead artists Mirtes Zwierzynski and Ruben Aguirre collaborated to produce a rich, bold mural informed by natural elements and African American textiles representing the daily life of building residents. LBBA advocates for Public Art for the enjoyment of all because it…

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2018 AIA Chicago Lifetime Achievement Award Video

October 30, 2018
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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AIA Designight 2018

October 27, 2018
2018 AIA Designight at Navy Pier

AIA Chicago hosted another fantastic Designight at Navy Pier on Friday. We enjoyed the entire event from Geoffrey Baer’s witty MC skills, to seeing our colleagues’ impressive projects. Congratulations to all the projects recognized at the ceremony!

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Crains’s Chicago Business: Who says a homeless facility can’t be dazzling?

October 26, 2018
Digital rendering of La Casa Norte Pierce House exterior

Crain’s Chicago Business published a great read on our long-term client La Casa Norte and their executive directors, Sol Flores, big plans the organization. The article highlights La Casa Norte’s Pierce House covering Sol’s vigorous fundraising and other accomplishments of the organization. We’re thankful for the opportunity to work with Sol and La Casa Norte as they…

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