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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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We Live Here Interview #1: Eden Hurd

May 18, 2010

For Eden Hurd, the project manager of Woodlawn Park, the redevelopment of the former Grove Parc public housing and the revitalization of Woodlawn is more than just a project. In a community that is rife with gang violence, drug trafficking and the highest foreclosure rate in the city, Eden is excited to be a key…

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Westhaven archi-treasures Design Workshop

May 11, 2010

Another productive archi-treasures design workshop took place April 24th (an arts-based community program) that was a collaboration between artists, architects, and residents of all ages to build community public spaces on a Westhaven lot that is currently vacant. Formerly the Henry Horner Homes, the site is part of the ongoing Plan for Transformation that aims…

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LBBA at 2010 Marwen Career Day

May 10, 2010

Are you interested in a career in the arts? Or do you know a high school student who is? Marwen is hosting their annual Career Day on Saturday, May 15th and LBBA will be there representing the architectural profession. Stop by, learn about careers in the arts & learn about the exciting opportunities available at…

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Upcoming Green Festival Event at Navy Pier

May 5, 2010

Are you looking for information on ecological balance, social justice and a sustainable economy? Want to sample some fair trade and organic foods? You can learn about all this at the nation’s largest green event – the Green Festival on May 22 and 23, taking place at Navy Pier. Come say hi to us at…

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