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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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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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