Posts Tagged ‘dorchester art+housing collaborative’

Terrace 459 and DA+HC Receive Design Excellence Awards

Left: Parkside of Old Town, IIB. Photo: David Schalliol. Right: Dorchester Art + Housing Collaborative. Photo: Barry Rustin   parkside of old town 2b and dorchester art + housing collaborative were honored with distinguished building awards during aia chicago’s annual designight at navy pier’s grand ballroom on friday, october 14th. see the winners of the…

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8/1: AIA/HUD Secretary’s Award Webinar

Learn more about the AIA/HUD Secretary’s Awards and the design and construction of the awarded projects during aia housing knowledge community’s webinar taking place this coming Monday at 1pm. Catherine will be presenting LBBA’s work on Dorchester Art + Housing Collaborative, which was recognized for its incorporation of housing within other community amenities for the purpose of…

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DA+HC Wins National AIA/HUD Secretary’s Award

Redevelopment of the former Dante Harper public housing into Dorchester Art + Housing Collaborative (DA+HC). Barry Rustin Photography.   “very visible and so empowering – this is part of something very large and momentous happening in chicago right now.”  – jury comments   The American Institute of Architects’ (AIA) Housing Knowledge Community, in conjunction with the…

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new photos of DA+HC on Designboom

See new photos of Dorchester Art + Housing Collaborative in this recently published designboom article, “multi-disciplinary partnership transforms public housing to arts incubator.” Credit: Barry Rustin Photography. 

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lbba wins second place driehaus awards for excellence in community design

On February 18, Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) Chicago presented the 22nd Annual Chicago Neighborhood Development Awards (CNDA) to recognize and honor the top real estate development and architectural design projects in the city’s neighborhoods. Awarding the best of the year’s neighborhood-focused developments, CNDA is a time to celebrate as well as reflect on the…

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Chicago Tribune: “Architecture Biennial’s outlying exhibits offer evidence of power of design”

The power of design to address social issues and improve people’s lives and their community is the focus of a recent Chicago Tribune article by Blair Kamin. Kamin encourages visitors to the biennial to tour peripheral sites, such as the newly-opened Stony Island Arts Bank– the latest in Rebuild Foundation’s pursuit to revitalize communities through art, culture, and engagement. Stony Island…

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Dorchester Art + Housing Collaborative is Awarded Landmarks Illinois Preservation Award for Project of the Year

Events taking place at the Art Center at DA+HC (Photos by Sara Pooley) Dorchester Art + Housing Collaborative (DA+HC) was awarded the Landmarks Illinois Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Preservation Award for Project of the Year. The award recognizes projects that make possible the continued use of a historic commercial/industrial, residential, or public/institutional structure. DA+HC was…

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“Out of the Loop: Vernacular Architecture Forum”

Archer Courts Townhomes and Dorchester Art + Housing Collaborative are featured in Out of the Loop: Vernacular Architecture Forum. The Vernacular Architecture Forum is an organization that is “dedicated to the appreciation and study of ordinary buildings and landscapes.” In June 2015, the Vernacular Architecture Forum met in Chicago and got “Out of the Loop” to explore Chicago’s…

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Best rehab of a public housing project into artists’ housing

Dorchester Art + Housing Collaborative was featured in Chicago Reader’s “Best of Chicago” list as the “best rehab of a public housing project into artists’ housing.” “A series of two-story redbrick town houses that spread across two blocks on 70th Street in the Grand Crossing neighborhood, it had been abused, but had pleasing lines and…

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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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