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Terrace 459 at Parkside of Old Town Opens, providing more affordable housing options for individuals and families

May 10, 2016
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and crowd at entrance of Terrace 459 at Parkside of Old Town after ribbon cutting

“To build a community, you have to do it from the inside out. And, you have to start with people. This means that we must make more than a bricks-and-mortar commitment. It means that we must all make a commitment to work together to make a difference in the city.” ~ Peter Holsten, President, Holsten…

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#onthetable2016

May 10, 2016

Last night (and a day early), we hosted our first “on the table” to discuss ways to expand cityLab, our 6-week summer program that hires high school students to engage communities and inform projects through research. We were honored to be in such talented company, and look forward to furthering the conversation. Special thanks to Chicago…

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Winning Tiny Homes Entry Comes to Life

April 19, 2016

As first place winners of the Tiny Homes Competition, Terry “Vic” Howell, Marty Sandberg, and Lon Stousland worked with Price Construction to realize a prototype of their design, which is on view this week at UIC’s campus. Visitors were able to tour the model home in conjunction with the Tiny Homes Summit through efforts of…

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Tiny Homes Summit to Address Youth Homelessness

April 12, 2016

Jeff and Catherine are among the 50 leading experts speaking at the upcoming “Tiny Homes Summit: New Solutions for Youth Homelessness” next week at UIC’s campus. This two-day event will focus on creative solutions to youth homelessness, estimated to be more than 20,000 in Chicago, through the lens of the Tiny Homes movement. Covering everything…

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Sounding off in Springfield

April 11, 2016
Chyanne Husar, Alex Acevedo, Emma Jasinsku, Representative Edward Acevedo, and Tina Wong smiling at camera in government office

LBBA’s Terran Wilson and Emma Jasinski bused down to Springfield last week with other Chicago architects, landscape architects, and structural engineers for AIA’s annual event, Prairie Grassroots. The event, started in 2005, brings architects together with our representatives so that we may lobby for bills and policies pertinent to the field. In addition to the issues…

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