Posts Tagged ‘logan square’

Tierra Linda, Chicago, IL

Tierra Linda 3-flat on Sawyer Ave near the 606

LBBA has been working with Latin United Community Housing Association (LUCHA) for over 25 years to transform empty lots and rundown buildings into safe, decent housing close to schools, parks, and other services. Together, we have built and renovated over 175 units of affordable housing in Humboldt Park. Tierra Linda, a scattered-site housing project located…

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Tierra Linda Passive House Tour

Guest gathered around the Passive House tour's first speaker Charlene Andreas from LUCHA

Yesterday Eco Achievers hosted a tour of Tierra Linda’s Passive House, the first multi-family Passive House in Illinois! Guests gathered inline outside of the mid-constructed project showing the completed STO Gold coat installation on the exterior sheathing. The tour began with Charlene Andreas, from the project’s developer LUCHA, introducing how the Passive House became a…

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IFF Access Housing, Chicago, IL

IFF Access Housing 2032 W Dickens rehab elevation

IFF Access Housing provides much-needed affordable and integrated housing opportunities for people with low income and special needs. Located over 25 scattered-sites in a 2-1/2 mile footprint, the project helps stabilize Chicago’s Humboldt Park and Logan Square communities through the utilization and improvement of foreclosed and vacant properties. The project includes the rehabilitation of 12…

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PRAA Cultural Center, Chicago, IL

The Puerto Rican Arts Alliance is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and sharing Puerto Rican culture. The PRAA Cultural Center is an adaptive reuse of the abandoned Elbridge Fire Station located on Chicago’s northwest side. The Center provides space for public meetings and exhibitions, offices, art and music educational workshops, and public performances. The…

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Haas Park Field House and Expansion Project

I have been getting involved in the Haas Park Field House and Expansion project in my neighborhood of Logan Square. The Chicago Park District and the Public Building Commission presented a proposal of a new field house at a community meeting so I worked with the neighbors and HAAS Park Advisory Council to create a…

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