Posts Tagged ‘archi-treasures’

Westhaven Park

Westhaven Park is a mixed-income community in Chicago’s West Town neighborhood on a 26-acre site formally known as Henry Horner Homes. The redevelopment is part of the Chicago Housing Authority’s “Plan for Transformation” that utilizes multiple funding sources derived from HOPE VI, Chicago Housing Authority, tax credit equity, tax-exempt bonds, and city, state and private…

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Westhaven archi-treasures Design Workshop

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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The Solid Ground Supportive Housing Program

Entrance of The Solid Ground Supportive Housing Program

The Solid Ground Supportive Housing Program provides a safe home for up to 16 homeless male youth ages 16-21 for a period of up to two years. The project is a gut rehab and addition to an existing 3-story masonry building. The program consists of two residential floors, offices, a common kitchen on the first…

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Los Vecinos SRO

Yellow brick exterior of Los Vecinos SRO

Los Vecinos is a gut rehabilitation and transformation of a deteriorated residential hotel building into a 62-unit SRO (Single Room Occupancy) providing housing and supportive services for formally homeless individuals. The program includes counseling offices, a security office, computer room, lobby, and multipurpose room, kitchen, and new elevator. Each residential unit is furnished with a…

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