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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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