Posts Tagged ‘non-profit’

Sisters in Cinema, Chicago, IL

Sisters In Cinema gallery rendering

Sisters in Cinema was founded in 1997 and is a Chicago-based non-profit with an inclusive mission to entertain, educate, develop and celebrate Black girls and women media-makers and future generations of storytellers and their audiences. In 2017 Sisters in Cinema was awarded a NOF grant to develop the Sisters in Cinema Media Arts Center. The…

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Michigan State Housing Authority: Ruth Ellis Center

Ruth Ellis Corner View Rendering

Michigan State Housing Authority interviewed the Ruth Ellis Center to learn more about the organization and their upcoming development. We couldn’t be more proud to be partnered with this amazing organization on the Ruth Ellis Clairmount Center in Detroit. Construction on the Center should be underway in a matter of days! Through permanent supportive housing,…

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National Public Housing Museum, Chicago, IL

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

The National Public Housing Museum will occupy the last building remaining from the historic Jane Addams Homes on a 0.8-acre site at the corner of Taylor and Ada Streets in Chicago’s University Village neighborhood. The original three and a half story with exterior masonry bearing walls and interior concrete columns beam and slabs, built in…

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8/1: AIA/HUD Secretary’s Award Webinar

Three women standing in front of the main entrance of Dorchester Artist and Housing Collaborative at sunset

Learn more about the AIA/HUD Secretary’s Awards and the design and construction of the awarded projects during aia housing knowledge community’s webinar taking place this coming Monday at 1pm. Catherine will be presenting LBBA’s work on Dorchester Art + Housing Collaborative, which was recognized for its incorporation of housing within other community amenities for the purpose of…

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SkyART, Chicago, IL

SkyART, formerly the South Chicago Art Center, serves as a safe haven for youth to expand their artistic talents, build meaningful relationships, foster leadership development, and grow into resilient and responsible civic-minded citizens. In pursuing this mission, the organization needed a larger, more centrally located space in the South Chicago neighborhood. This expansion of space and…

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Spanish Coalition for Housing Offices, Chicago, IL

2609 Spanish Coalition Front

Spanish Coalition for Housing is a non-profit organization in Humboldt Park. This adaptive reuse project made use of a single story former garage warehouse space and converted it into a two-story office space. The office will feature approximately 7,350 SF of new office space on two floors that will consist of private offices, 2 conference…

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New Homes for South Chicago, Chicago, IL

Claretian Associates is a non-profit organization that aims to provide stability and improve South Chicago neighborhoods. New Homes for South Chicago consists of 23 affordable home ownership single-families and two-flats that are designed to exceed Energy Star for New Homes standards.  The shell of the buildings are made from structurally insulated panels (SIPS) which provide…

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Healthcare Alternative Systems, Chicago, IL

Healthcare Alternative Systems, Inc. is a non-profit organization that provides substance abuse treatment and domestic violence services to patients throughout the Chicago area. Not only do they provide stable housing and in-house treatment programs at satellite facilities, the facility at 45th and Western Ave. provides outcare and after care services to support patients during recovery…

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Thresholds Mothers’ Project, Chicago, IL

2410 Thresholds Mothers Window

Thresholds is a non-profit organization that offers emotional and mental health services to people experiencing issues such as social isolation, depression and domestic violence. The Thresholds Mothers’ Project teaches independent living and parenting skills to families throughout the Chicago area. A 2,500 sq. ft. program expansion necessitated this interior renovation and build out creating additional…

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LUCHA Madres Unidas, Chicago, IL

Lacking decent, affordable housing in the Humboldt Park neighborhood, a group of single mothers gathered together and requested assistance from LUCHA, a non-profit organization. The 61 new, affordable rental units are scattered throughout the neighborhood and consist of three flats and a six flat with a community space. The units are designed with the input…

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