Posts Tagged ‘landon bone baker architects’

The Chicago Lighthouse

Aerial rendering of the Chicago Lighthouse

The Chicago Lighthouse Residences will be the first LIHTC building in the country for the blind. An innovative mixed-income, transit-oriented development in the heart of the Illinois Medical District, The Chicago Lighthouse Residences is only a short walk to the Polk Pink Line El station and major bus routes along Damen, Ashland, and Roosevelt. This…

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835 W Wilson

835 W Wilson Northwest view rendering

835 W Wilson is a 73-unit building providing affordable apartments to seniors ages 62 and above. The design promotes active engagement both within the building and the neighborhood. The heart of the building is an active circulation loop that links resident community spaces, a lush rooftop deck, and a ground-level garden path, while street-facing common…

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43 Green

Rendering of 43 Green from 43rd St looking West

43 Green is a transit-oriented development (TOD) comprised of a multiphase, mixed-use, residential and commercial project anchored by the 43rd Street Green Line station at 43rd and Calumet. The combined development will directly invest over $100 million in the historic Bronzeville neighborhood on the South Side of Chicago. The project is led by a joint…

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2019 Year In Review

LBBA's top 9 posts of 2019

With 2020 well underway, here’s a look back at some of LBBA’s top posts from 2019! 1) La Ca Norte’s LEED Gold certified comprehensive community center in Humboldt Park was completed.   View this post on Instagram   La Casa Norte, a new mixed-use comprehensive community center to serve youth and families confronting homelessness, recently…

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CityLab: The National Public Housing Museum Eyes a 2021 Opening

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

Here’s an exciting read from CityLab about the National Public Housing Museum‘s (NPHM) plans to encapsulate the complicated history of public housing. LBBA has been working with NPHM on their vision to house the brand new museum in the only remaining building of the Jane Addams Homes.

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Emmett Street Project

Emmett Project Rendering View on the Corner of Kedzie Ave. and Emmett St.

Situated in the heart of Logan Square, the Emmett Street Project will provide high quality affordable rental housing, ensuring that long-time residents continue to call the neighborhood home. Developed by Bickerdike Redevelopment Corporation, this transit-oriented development spans from two to seven stories, the heights are staggered and the building is set back from Emmett Street so that…

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Chicago Building Code Modernization

Mayor Rahm Emanuel Speaking at Chicago Building Code Meeting

LBBA Principal Trisha Girdwood was selected to participate in one of the six technical working groups tasked with reviewing the implications of transitioning Chicago’s current Building Code to the widely-accepted International Codes, overseen by Building Commissioner Judy Frydland and Deputy Commissioner Grant Ullrich. The intent is to modify the I-codes to fit Chicago’s unique conditions…

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Detroit Affordable Housing Conference

Jeff and Jack had the opportunity to attend the Detroit Affordable Housing Conference last week.  We were blown away by the optimism and innovation coursing thru the event.  We expanded our knowledge of Detroit’s broader planning goals and “Strategic Neighborhoods”, confirmed and amplified our opinion that the preservation of Naturally Occurring Affordable Housing (NOAH) is…

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