Posts Tagged ‘commercial’

ChiCAT Honored at the 24th CNDA Ceremony

ChiCAT team at the 24th Annual Chicago Neighborhood Development Awards

Yesterday, April 5th, 2018, LISC Chicago hosted the 24th Annual Chicago Neighborhood Development Awards (CNDA) honoring nine organizations for their contribution to community development and architectural design. We’re proud to announce that ChiCAT, a state-of-the-art school and community center in Chicago’s near west side, received The Second Place Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Award for Architectural…

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National Public Housing Museum

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

The National Public Housing Museum will occupy the last building remaining from the historic Jane Addams Homes on a 0.8-acre site at the corner of Taylor and Ada Streets in Chicago’s University Village neighborhood. The original three and a half story with exterior masonry bearing walls and interior concrete columns beam and slabs, built in…

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Creating an Integrated Care Center: What it Really Takes

Wednesday, October 25th, Mental Health Corporations of America (MHCA) hosted a conference in Scottsdale, AZ, focused on the challenges and opportunities Thresholds experienced while developing the Schwartz Center for Integrated Health, which was recently completed in June. Thresholds kindly invited LBBA’s Jeff Bone to join the panel to discuss designing an adaptive reuse build-out that…

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Schwartz Center for Integrated Health

waiting room with wood reception desk, colorful artwork walls, natural light, and smooth concrete floors

The Phyllis and Perry Schwartz Center for Integrated Health is an integrated health and primary care center owned by Thresholds and operated in partnership with Heartland Alliance. The center is an adaptive reuse and interior buildout of an existing 15,000 sf light industrial space for integrated mental health, substance use, and primary care treatment services to…

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Grand Opening: Schwartz Center for Integrated Health

People gathered around Thresholds' Phyllis and Perry Schwartz Center for Integrated Health main entrance for ribbon cutting

The Phyllis and Perry Schwartz Center for Integrated Health, an integrated health and primary care center focused on social interaction and well-being, is now open. Owned by Thresholds and operated in partnership with Heartland Alliance, the center will offer services for people suffering from severe mental illness. The adaptive reuse project provides casual, flexible, and…

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PRAA Cultural Center

The Puerto Rican Arts Alliance is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and sharing Puerto Rican culture. The PRAA Cultural Center is an adaptive reuse of the abandoned Elbridge Fire Station located on Chicago’s northwest side. The Center provides space for public meetings and exhibitions, offices, art and music educational workshops, and public performances. The…

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Northwestern University 629 Colfax

1206 629 Colfax Front

629 Colfax is a two-and-a-half story wood frame single family residence built in 1920 and most recently occupied by Northwestern University student artist studios. The building could have easily been slated for demolition but was instead creatively rehabbed to salvage as much of the existing structure as possible, repurposing it from its original design as…

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Grinnell Science Library

LBBA was invited to work with Holabird & Root to provide the interior design and furnishings for the new Kistle Science Library at Grinnell College. The idea was to provide a spirited design with a warm palate of materials. We believed a more technical student body would appreciate a relatively complex yet understandable system of…

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Healthcare Alternative Systems

Healthcare Alternative Systems, Inc. is a non-profit organization that provides substance abuse treatment and domestic violence services to patients throughout the Chicago area. Not only do they provide stable housing and in-house treatment programs at satellite facilities, the facility at 45th and Western Ave. provides outcare and after care services to support patients during recovery…

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The Children’s Place Family Center

9603 Children's Place Family Center Exterior

This renovation of an existing bow-trussed warehouse building allowed for the accommodation of the very diverse programmatic requirements of The Children’s Place Association. In addition to its day care and community services, the facility required staff support areas, offices, lounge, boardrooms and private apartments intended for the shelter of HIV/AIDS-affected families. Common areas and classrooms…

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