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Terrace 459 Biennial Partner Program

All that now remains of the original public housing are the scarcely-occupied low rises.

Biennial Partner Program 459 West Division: A Story in Images Channeling Chicago’s complicated history, the title for the 2019 edition of the Chicago Architecture Biennial is …and other such stories. Landon Bone Baker explored the theme of Appearances and Erasures (“Explores sites of memory and the politics of remembering and/or forgetting in contested spaces, considering…

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Terrace 459 Featured in Architect’s Newspaper

Architect's newspaper article with image of Terrace 459 at Parkside of Oldtown

‘This Place, Displaced’ (The Architect’s Newspaper, Issue 3, July 27, 2016), written by Matthew Messner, outlines the history, plan, realities, and current state of CHA’s redevelopment of Cabrini Green into a mixed-income neighborhood.

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Terrace 459: ‘Best of Development’

The best of development in Real Estate Forum magazine featuring Terrace 459 at Parkside of Oldtown

Terrace 459 at Parkside of Old Town has been named one of the nation’s top recent developments by Real Estate Forum magazine. The featured “placemaking” projects were largely selected based on the successful coordination and collaboration executed by each project team. View pdf announcement here. In place of isolated towers, the new public housing approach offers more housing options and…

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Legends South and “the changing face of the city’s public housing”

LBBA’s  ‘Legends South’ on the site of the former Robert Taylor Homes was one of a few projects featured in the recent Architectural Record article ‘Sheltering Chicago: The Changing Face of the City’s Public Housing.’ The article, written by Anna Fixsen, overviews Chicago’s public housing history from the isolated high-rise superblocks of the 60’s to…

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Dorchester Art + Housing Collaborative

Located on 70th Street in Chicago’s Grand Crossing neighborhood, Dorchester Art and Housing Collaborative is the redevelopment of the former Dante Harper housing project into 32 mixed-income rental units composed of 2-3 bedrooms. Brinshore Development, Rebuild Foundation and its founder, Theaster Gates, collaborated with LBBA to create a unique development that brings art-interested public housing…

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