Posts Tagged ‘mixed use’

Crains’s Chicago Business: Who says a homeless facility can’t be dazzling?

Digital rendering of La Casa Norte Pierce House exterior

Crain’s Chicago Business published a great read on our long-term client La Casa Norte and their executive directors, Sol Flores, big plans the organization. The article highlights La Casa Norte’s Pierce House covering Sol’s vigorous fundraising and other accomplishments of the organization. We’re thankful for the opportunity to work with Sol and La Casa Norte as they…

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La Casa Norte Pierce House

Digital rendering of La Casa Norte Pierce House exterior

La Casa Norte and LBBA are developing a second supportive housing and community center project, Pierce House, which will bring economic development and revitalization to Humboldt Park. This bold new endeavor will bring critical programs and resources, such as a nutrition center, a federally qualified health center, a youth drop-in program, and technology center and permanent…

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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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West Humboldt Place

1123 West Humbolt Banner

The Children’s Place Association’s West Humboldt Place is a mid-rise rental building that provides subsidized apartments for low-income families in which at least one member (head of household) has a disability. The building includes onsite supportive services and space for resident activities. photo David Schalliol The building’s first floor is the hub for the agency’s…

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The Burnham at Woodlawn Park

Preservation of Affordable Housing, the City of Chicago, and a strong coalition of community-based organizations and stakeholders are transforming Woodlawn into a “neighborhood of choice” – a transformation centered on the redevelopment of three city blocks along South Cottage Grove Avenue between East 60th and 63rd Streets. The Burnham, a 5-story, 65-unit residential building for…

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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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Buffett Place

Colorful home sign made from salvaged wood at Fred and Pamela Buffett Place facing the lobby

Fred and Pamela Buffett Place seeks to define a new paradigm for sustainable preservation as it relates to affordable and supportive housing in Chicago. Engaging residents and the community to capitalize on local assets, inspiration, and potential, the project ultimately sets a new standard by creating a welcoming and therapeutic environment that promotes health, happiness,…

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Harvest Commons Apartments

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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Roseland Place Senior ILF

Roseland Place and Roseland Village are both part of a Planned Development located at 104th Street and South Michigan Avenue in Chicago’s Roseland neighborhood. Landscaping and common garden areas work to connect the individual buildings on one site. Roseland Place, is a 5 story, 60-unit independent living elderly building. The west wing of the ground…

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