Posts Tagged ‘national public housing museum’

2018 AIA Chicago Lifetime Achievement Award Video

Video still from Black Spectacles video for AIA Chicago's 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award

Black Spectacles made such an amazing video for AIA Chicago‘s 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award! We are truly thankful to AIA Chicago, Black Spectacles, our friends/peers that spoke so kindly of us, and everyone involved in the process.

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Chicago Reader: “The National Public Housing Museum’s long journey home”

The experiences of residents in public housing often are unheard, forgotten, or treated with similar neglect that the buildings themselves face. In a recent Chicago Reader article, written by Maya Dukmasova, the story of The National Public Housing Museum’s (NPHM) fight to remember the people of the Jane Addams Homes is told. The article narrates…

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Pete Landon, Todd Palmer, and the NPHM on ‘Project Innovation’

Peter Landon and Todd Palmer talking about the National Public Housing Museum on Project Innovation

Get a look into the design and construction of the upcoming 1st-ever National Public Housing Museum on this episode of ‘Project Innovation.’ Architect Peter Landon and curator Todd Palmer talk through their intentions for converting the Jane Addams homes designed by John Holabird in 1938 in Chicago’s Little Italy neighborhood.

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After the Plan: What Happened to Public Housing Families?

  This coming Wednesday, join a panel discussion in a conversation about the displacement of families in the wake of the Chicago Housing Authority’s Plan for Transformation. Organized by the National Public Housing Museum, with the University of Chicago Urban Network. “Fifteen years after the Plan for Transformation, questions still remain about the relocation of resident families…

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Last chance: National Public Housing Museum Biennial Exhibit

  As Blair Kamin pointed to in his recent Tribune article, housing as a public good, and the investment as such, can reinvigorate neighborhoods and create healthier communities. In its final week, you can tour three exhibits that document a history and future in public housing at the lone remaining building of the Jane Addams Homes and future home…

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Pete Landon and Catherine Baker to Present During Behind-the-Scenes Tour with the National Public Housing Museum

LBBA’s Pete Landon and Catherine Baker will present the National Public Housing Museum during a day-long “mobile symposium” on Saturday, March 23 that explores a past, present, and future look at the topic of “shelter” through public housing in Chicago. “Architecture is Activism… Shelter!” features a special tour of the Jane Addams Hull House Museum,…

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Pete Landon Recognized in i4design’s Suite 16

Pete was recently included in i4design Magazine‘s 4th annual Suite 16. The Suite 16 includes “the Midwest’s most innovative design pros who are pushing old boundaries, exploring new concepts and making a difference in design with the work that they do.” Following is his profile where he was named “The Ethicist,” see the complete feature…

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Support the National Public Housing Museum

The National Public Housing Museum has applied for federal funding and needs your help! Please support the National Public Housing Museum’s federal appropriation request. We will be able to put 70 plus people to work immediately with construction jobs and upon opening will provide 30 full and part-time permanent jobs. Additionally, our feasibility study projects…

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