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Chicago Building Code Modernization

February 8, 2019
Mayor Rahm Emanuel Speaking at Chicago Building Code Meeting

LBBA Principal Trisha Girdwood was selected to participate in one of the six technical working groups tasked with reviewing the implications of transitioning Chicago’s current Building Code to the widely-accepted International Codes, overseen by Building Commissioner Judy Frydland and Deputy Commissioner Grant Ullrich. The intent is to modify the I-codes to fit Chicago’s unique conditions…

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Detroit Affordable Housing Conference

February 1, 2019

Jeff and Jack had the opportunity to attend the Detroit Affordable Housing Conference last week.  We were blown away by the optimism and innovation coursing thru the event.  We expanded our knowledge of Detroit’s broader planning goals and “Strategic Neighborhoods”, confirmed and amplified our opinion that the preservation of Naturally Occurring Affordable Housing (NOAH) is…

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My Block My Hood My City Exploration Program

January 25, 2019
Landon Bone Baker Architects Hope Dinsmore assisting My Block My Hood My City Students with the Create Document Activity

Yesterday we hosted the My Block My Hood My City (M3) Explorers for the second time and had lots of fun showing them a brief overview of architecture and introducing them to the work we do here at LBBA. M3 explorers program provides underprivileged youth opportunities and awareness beyond their neighborhood by taking the teens…

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Nelson Mandela Apartments Wins 2019 PCI Award

January 17, 2019
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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Fairfield Innovation Plan Community Meeting

January 10, 2019

Catherine Baker and Terran Wilson joined Camiros and Blacks In Green in Huntington, WV last week to discuss the Fairfield Innovation Plan with residents. The spirited community meeting focused on dreams for what the neighborhood will become. We are excited to team with Camiros on this project and to see what the future holds for…

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The Mill Magazine: Look to the streets not the sky

January 6, 2019
Main elevation of Tierra Linda's 3-flat on Drake Ave near 606 trail
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2018 Year In Review

January 1, 2019
Collage showing LBBA 2018 highlights

2018 was a year full of accomplishments and success for LBBA—here are the highlights. Peter Landon, Jeff Bone, and Catherine Baker Named in Chicago Tribune Chicagoans of the Year 2018 Read More Peter Landon Received AIA Chicago’s Lifetime Achievement Award at Designight Read More New Office + New Principals Read More Tierra Linda Featuring the…

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Chicago Tribune Chicagoans of the Year: As architects of mixed-income housing, Peter Landon, Jeff Bone and Catherine Baker never aim for the low end

December 27, 2018
LBBA principals Jeff Bone, Peter Landon, and Catherine Baker posing for Tribune Chicagoans of the Year 2018 photo(from left to right)
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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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City of Chicago: Housing Strategies for a Thriving City, Five Year Housing Plan

December 12, 2018

As a member of the 2019-2023 Five Year Housing Plan Advisory Group, LBBA Principal Jeff Bone participated in the 2018 visioning sessions along with 120 housing advocates. LBBA has a firm-wide belief that housing is a human right so we are eager to contribute to discussions affecting not only our clients but also the greater…

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