Posts Tagged ‘cultural’

BUILD Chicago, Chicago, IL

BUILD Chicago main entry rendering

Since 1969, BUILD has helped thousands of young people transform their lives, and today reaches over 6500 youth and families annually with caring adult mentors and a rich variety of experiences in the arts, athletics, college & career preparation, entrepreneurship, leadership development, technology, and mental health programming. Their model blends the best practices of restorative…

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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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Chicago Reader: “The National Public Housing Museum’s long journey home”

The experiences of residents in public housing often are unheard, forgotten, or treated with similar neglect that the buildings themselves face. In a recent Chicago Reader article, written by Maya Dukmasova, the story of The National Public Housing Museum’s (NPHM) fight to remember the people of the Jane Addams Homes is told. The article narrates…

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Happy Anniversary Newcity!

LBBA joins 29 other writers, designers, cultural, and community leaders in celebrating Newcity’s 30th anniversary with bite-sized visions of life in Chicago 30 years from now. Broad in topic, depth, and style, this anniversary edition captures the everlasting love affair this alt publication has had with Chicago’s art and culture scene, and has us speculating on who just…

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