Posts Tagged ‘community design and development’

Windy City Harvest at Legends South

The Chicago Botanic Garden, through its Windy City Harvest system, has developed a two-acre urban farm and incubator within the footprint of the former Robert Taylor Homes public housing project (now Legends South). The program’s new Legends Farm, supported by site developer Brinshore-Michaels and USDA, includes multiple quarter-acre farm plots, as well as shared-use tool…

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Community Design: Trend or Change?

Join Chicago Women in Architecture tonight for the first event of the 2013-2014 membership year: In our current, existing world of single use communities, the live/work/play philosophy is catching on in the suburbs as well as being resurrected in urban areas. Through this breath of current analytical approaches, and the evolved thought-processes since the 1960’s,…

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