Posts Tagged ‘Chicago’

CityLab: The National Public Housing Museum Eyes a 2021 Opening

Rendering of National Public Housing Museum from the corner of Adams Street and Taylor Street

Here’s an exciting read from CityLab about the National Public Housing Museum‘s (NPHM) plans to encapsulate the complicated history of public housing. LBBA has been working with NPHM on their vision to house the brand new museum in the only remaining building of the Jane Addams Homes.

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Chicago Architecture Biennial Tour & Talk at 459 W Division

September 28th LBBA is partnering with the Chicago Architecture Biennial for its third edition, themed “…and other such stories.” The tour and talk of Terrace 459 at Parkside of Old Town, located in the former Cabrini Green neighborhood, will be focused on Appearances and Erasures of the contested site. For more information and to register for the…

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Emmett Street Project

Emmett Project Rendering View on the Corner of Kedzie Ave. and Emmett St.

Situated in the heart of Logan Square, the Emmett Street Project will provide high quality affordable rental housing, ensuring that long-time residents continue to call the neighborhood home. Developed by Bickerdike Redevelopment Corporation, this transit-oriented development spans from two to seven stories, the heights are staggered and the building is set back from Emmett Street so that…

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The Carling SRO + City Gardens Receive ULI Vision Awards

ULI Vision Awards ceremony

Yesterday ULI Chicago hosted their annual Vision Awards Ceremony at Rockwell on the River where two of our projects were honored! City Gardens received an award in the project category for affordable housing & community creation and the Carling SRO was a winner in the program category. Tierra Linda was also recognized amongst the other…

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Drake House

Drake House Exterior View

The Drake house is located in the Humboldt Park neighborhood of Chicago. And rather than raze the existing structure to replace with an expensive custom dwelling, the existing home was modestly rehabbed to incorporate modern amenities and efficiencies throughout. Both the nicely-proportioned exterior and the moderate renovation of the interior give the owners a custom…

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IFF Access Housing wins AIA/HUD Secretary’s Housing and Community Design Award for Housing Accessibility: Alan J. Rothman Award

IFF Access Housing 2032 W Dickens rehab elevation

LBBA is proud to announce IFF Access Housing received the 2019 AIA/HUD Secretary’s Housing and Community Design Award for Housing Accessibility: Alan J. Rothman Award. The award recognizes projects that demonstrate excellence in improving housing accessibility for people with disabilities. Developed by IFF, IFF Access Housing utilizes previously vacant lots and foreclosed homes to provide…

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Peter Exley for 2021 President-Elect

LBBA believes that affordable housing is essential to a strong and equitable community. We enthusiastically support Peter Exley for AIA 2020 First Vice President/2021 President! Peter believes that a range of programs presenting choice, variety, community, and access to services are critical factors in policy development, versus any singular focus. Peter will continue his visible…

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