Posts Tagged ‘hud’

Harvest Commons Apartments, Chicago, IL

Street facing facade of Harvest Commons Apartments

Harvest Commons is a classic example of Art Deco architecture and an innovative model for community-based sustainable preservation. Originally built in 1929-1930 as a residential hotel for “modern living,” the building has experienced several transformations reflecting the cycles of growth, decline, and renewal of the Near West Side neighborhood. After falling into disrepair and closing…

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woodlawn/grove parc awarded one of five national choice neighborhood implementation grants today at Woodlawn Center South

U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan and Mayor Rahm Emanuel were on site at Woodlawn Center South today to announce that five cities will receive a combined $122 million to redevelop distressed housing and bring comprehensive neighborhood revitalization to blighted areas. Woodlawn, home of the Woodlawn Park development is one of the…

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The Jackson at Woodlawn Park, Chicago, IL

The Jackson at Woodlawn Park is a 67-unit affordable housing development for low-income families and individuals. It is the first phase of the Woodlawn Park Development that replaces the existing Grove Parc Plaza. This existing distressed Section 8 complex includes 504 units to be demolished in phases and rebuilt as a mixed-income community over a…

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Roseland Village Grandfamily Apartments, Chicago, IL

Resident pushing stroller by apartment doors of Roseland Village Grandfamily Apartments

Village Apartments is part of Landon Bone Baker’s Roseland Senior Campus Project  that includes a larger Senior ILF (Independent Living Facility), and incorporates an existing 124-unit Assisted Living Facility to create a continuum of care for Roseland seniors. This smaller scale, 14,620 ground square foot grandfamily building is a two-story, 10-unit structure clad with a…

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Savoy Square, Chicago, IL

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The second phase of the Robert Taylor Hope VI Revitalization consists of 220 residential units and a community center on a site of approximately 15 acres. The site is located on the South Side of Chicago and is bounded by 43rd  Street to the North, 45th Street to the South, State Street to the East…

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We Live Here Interview #1: Eden Hurd

For Eden Hurd, the project manager of Woodlawn Park, the redevelopment of the former Grove Parc public housing and the revitalization of Woodlawn is more than just a project. In a community that is rife with gang violence, drug trafficking and the highest foreclosure rate in the city, Eden is excited to be a key…

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Westhaven Park Phase llC, Chicago, IL

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The transformation of The Henry Horner Homes, now known as Westhaven Park is a mixed-income community that blends seamlessly into the West Town neighborhood of Chicago. The architecture design team is both Landon Bone Baker Architects and Johnson & Lee Architects who worked together to help provide architectural diversity across the site, while focusing on…

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Westhaven Park Phase llB, Chicago, IL

Westhaven Park Phase IIB is the second phase of the Hope VI redevelopment of the former CHA Henry Homes housing project. The 7.23 acre development includes the demolition of existing CHA buildings, the construction of new infrastructure and the construction of low-rise residential units. The development plan calls for creating a mixed-income development comprising 127…

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Hansberry Square, Chicago, IL

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The first phase of Legends South consists of 181 CHA, affordable, and market rate rental residential units (Hansberry Square) and 73 home ownership residential units (Hansberry Homes) on a site of approximately 11.5 acres is located on the South Side of Chicago, bounded by 40th Street, Root Street, State Street and the Dan Ryan Expressway.…

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Park Boulevard, Chicago, IL

Park Boulevard, a new community next door to IIT and US Cellular Field is on the site of CHA’s infamous Stateway Gardens Development. It is one of the highest densities CHA Plan for Transformation development sites. Park Boulevard offers mixed use of low-rise retail/condominium buildings, townhomes, single-family residences, duplexes, and three-, five- and six-flats. A…

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