Posts Tagged ‘art’

Dorchester Art + Housing Collaborative Featured in AIA Film Challenge

Dorchester Art + Housing Collaborative Featured in AIA Film Challenge

AIA recently launched the AIA Film Challenge 2020; a competition that encourages collaboration between architects and filmmakers to share architectural stories. This year’s prompt is to tell a story about architects partnering with communities and civic leaders to design a healthy, sustainable, just world that improves peoples’ lives. Thanks to filmmaker Brodie Kerst, the Dorchester…

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Chicago Public Art Group Installation at Terrace 459 at Parkside of Old Town

Chicago Public Art Group collaborated in creating a painting and mosaic for Terrace 459. Lead artists Mirtes Zwierzynski and Ruben Aguirre collaborated to produce a rich, bold mural informed by natural elements and African American textiles representing the daily life of building residents. LBBA advocates for Public Art for the enjoyment of all because it…

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LBBA Architects in a.DOT Exhibition

Two LBBA architects, Elmarie Gula and Abir Ali, will be included in a group exhibition a.DOT at AJ Kane Gallery tomorrow, May 5th. The exhibition is presented by Chicago Women in Architecture and includes the creative work of 30 female architects. AJ Kane Gallery 119 North Peoria Street, Suite 2B Chicago, IL 60607 Reception: Wednesday,…

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850 W. Eastwood Apartments

850 Eastwood was the first building in the country to take advantage of HUD’s LIPRA (Low Income Preservation Act) program intended to renew Section 236 programs and HUD 221(d)(3) developments. Chicago Community Development Corporation partnered with the Voice of the People as the first non-profit to obtain a grant to buy the building from the…

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