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LBBA Tour at Architecture for Change Summit 2010

September 7, 2010

Pete will be giving a tour of three LBBA projects during the Architecture for Change Summit taking place September 22-24 at the University of Illinois at Chicago. The tour takes place Friday, September 24 from 2-5pm; you can register here. Taking Back the Neighborhood Peter Landon, Landon Bone Baker Architects Three of Landon Bone Baker’s…

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What Did You Do on Your Summer Vacation?

August 5, 2010

We’ve been busy this summer at LBBA hosting 5 high school students and 3 designer interns. The students have been working on a project called Shadelab. Stay tuned for more information on the project!

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ArchiASM in “City Is A Community Garden” Exhibition

July 27, 2010

Teens that participated in Architecture and Design: Learning in the Built Environment (part of LBBA’s community outreach through After School Matters) designed and built kiosks that are now on display in the exhibition City Is A Community Garden. The kiosks can be used to post community information, as well as provide both a space for…

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Newhouse Architecture Competition Entries on Display

July 26, 2010

If you have any doubt about the design talent of Chicago high school students, you need to check out the Newhouse Architecture Competition Exhibit. Catherine had the honor of being a judge in the competition again this year, and the quality of the entries was stunning. Winners in the competition receive not only accolades and…

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Rosa Parks Grand Opening

July 20, 2010

Rosa Parks, a 94 unit development recently completed with Bickerdike Redevelopment Corporation, sponsored a very nice event celebrating the completion of the 8 building project. The event was held at the parking area between 2 of the buildings, one being a 27 unit 4-story building that is in process for a LEED Silver certification. Governor…

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92nd Street Corridor Community Design Charrette

July 7, 2010

On the morning of June 12th, Jeff Bone and Jack Schroeder of LBBA led a community design charrette sponsored by the Claretian Associates focusing on a 5 block stretch of 92nd Street in South Chicago. The morning began with a brief overview presentation of the local context, neighborhood connections, and a few conceptual visual ideas…

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Mosaic Tile Work for Rosa Park Apartments with archi-treasures and Bickerdike

July 7, 2010

A bunch of us went over to West Humboldt Park to help the archi-treasures and Bickerdike team work on a huge mosaic tile project that will be mounted on our recently completed Rosa Parks Apartments complex. It was a beautiful day and we had a great turn out—some folks cranked away at cutting and placing…

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Pete Landon Recognized in i4design’s Suite 16

June 1, 2010

Pete was recently included in i4design Magazine‘s 4th annual Suite 16. The Suite 16 includes “the Midwest’s most innovative design pros who are pushing old boundaries, exploring new concepts and making a difference in design with the work that they do.” Following is his profile where he was named “The Ethicist,” see the complete feature…

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We Live Here #2: Melody Watson

May 21, 2010

Melody Watson, a forty-two year old resident at Grove Parc, and a mother of two college students, is very enthusiastic about the first two buildings of Woodlawn project. Living in a neighborhood with gang and violence issues, the new buildings will bring nothing but positive changes. Ms. Watson has been living very comfortably in her…

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10th Ward Green Summit: Green Retrofit Charrette

May 19, 2010

As a part of this months 10th Ward 3rd annual Green Summit, on Saturday, May 15th, LBBA and energy consultant Jim Cavallo lead a Green Retrofit charrette sponsored by the Claretian Associates. The Green Summit’s mission statement is to offer area residents a coherent presentation of currently available green, eco-friendly and healthy initiatives designed to enhance…

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