Posts Tagged ‘adaptive reuse’

Terrace 459 and DA+HC 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

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

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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629 Colfax Receives Evanston Preservation & Design Award

The winners of the 2013 Preservation and Design Awards were announced on Monday night at the Evanston City Council meeting. 629 Coflax Street, a complete interior and exterior rehabilitation, received the Award for Sensitive Alteration/Adaptive Reuse. The building could have easily been slated for demolition but was instead creatively rehabbed to salvage as much of…

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Lunch Talks@CAF Features Harvest Commons Apartments

LBBA’s Jeff Bone will present Harvest Commons Apartments tomorrow during the Chicago Architecture Foundation’s weekly lunchtime program, Lunch Talks@CAF. “Preservation and Adaptive Reuse of the Viceroy Hotel” is the final feature under CAF’s month-long theme: “Preserving the Past/Making it New.” Join Jeff and Hume An, Director of Real Estate Development at Heartland Housing, as they…

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Spanish Coalition for Housing Offices

2609 Spanish Coalition Front

Spanish Coalition for Housing Offices is a non-profit organization in Humboldt Park. This adaptive reuse project made use of a single story former garage warehouse space and converted it into a two-story office space. The office will feature approximately 7,350 SF of new office space on two floors that will consist of private offices, 2…

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