Posts Tagged ‘adaptive reuse’

ChiCAT Honored at the 24th CNDA Ceremony

ChiCAT team at the 24th Annual Chicago Neighborhood Development Awards

Yesterday, April 5th, 2018, LISC Chicago hosted the 24th Annual Chicago Neighborhood Development Awards (CNDA) honoring nine organizations for their contribution to community development and architectural design. We’re proud to announce that ChiCAT, a state-of-the-art school and community center in Chicago’s near west side, received The Second Place Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Award for Architectural…

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Creating an Integrated Care Center: What it Really Takes

Wednesday, October 25th, Mental Health Corporations of America (MHCA) hosted a conference in Scottsdale, AZ, focused on the challenges and opportunities Thresholds experienced while developing the Schwartz Center for Integrated Health, which was recently completed in June. Thresholds kindly invited LBBA’s Jeff Bone to join the panel to discuss designing an adaptive reuse build-out that…

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Chicago Reader: “The National Public Housing Museum’s long journey home”

The experiences of residents in public housing often are unheard, forgotten, or treated with similar neglect that the buildings themselves face. In a recent Chicago Reader article, written by Maya Dukmasova, the story of The National Public Housing Museum’s (NPHM) fight to remember the people of the Jane Addams Homes is told. The article narrates…

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Grand Opening: Schwartz Center for Integrated Health

People gathered around Thresholds' Phyllis and Perry Schwartz Center for Integrated Health main entrance for ribbon cutting

The Phyllis and Perry Schwartz Center for Integrated Health, an integrated health and primary care center focused on social interaction and well-being, is now open. Owned by Thresholds and operated in partnership with Heartland Alliance, the center will offer services for people suffering from severe mental illness. The adaptive reuse project provides casual, flexible, and…

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Terrace 459 and DA+HC Receive Design Excellence Awards

Terrace 459 at Parkside of Oldtown and Dorchester Artist + Housing Collaborative receive design excellence awards

Left: Parkside of Old Town, IIB. Photo: David Schalliol. Right: Dorchester Art + Housing Collaborative. Photo: Barry Rustin   parkside of old town 2b and dorchester art + housing collaborative were honored with distinguished building awards during aia chicago’s annual designight at navy pier’s grand ballroom on friday, october 14th. see the winners of the…

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8/1: AIA/HUD Secretary’s Award Webinar

Three women standing in front of the main entrance of Dorchester Artist and Housing Collaborative at sunset

Learn more about the AIA/HUD Secretary’s Awards and the design and construction of the awarded projects during aia housing knowledge community’s webinar taking place this coming Monday at 1pm. Catherine will be presenting LBBA’s work on Dorchester Art + Housing Collaborative, which was recognized for its incorporation of housing within other community amenities for the purpose of…

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DA+HC Wins National AIA/HUD Secretary’s Award

Main entrance of Dorchester Artist and Housing Collaborative

Redevelopment of the former Dante Harper public housing into Dorchester Art + Housing Collaborative (DA+HC). Barry Rustin Photography.   “very visible and so empowering – this is part of something very large and momentous happening in chicago right now.”  – jury comments   The American Institute of Architects’ (AIA) Housing Knowledge Community, in conjunction with the…

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Best rehab of a public housing project into artists’ housing

Dorchester Art + Housing Collaborative was featured in Chicago Reader’s “Best of Chicago” list as the “best rehab of a public housing project into artists’ housing.” “A series of two-story redbrick town houses that spread across two blocks on 70th Street in the Grand Crossing neighborhood, it had been abused, but had pleasing lines and…

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