Posts Tagged ‘Parkside of Old Town’

Terrace 459 Featured in Architect’s Newspaper

Architect's newspaper article with image of Terrace 459 at Parkside of Oldtown

‘This Place, Displaced’ (The Architect’s Newspaper, Issue 3, July 27, 2016), written by Matthew Messner, outlines the history, plan, realities, and current state of CHA’s redevelopment of Cabrini Green into a mixed-income neighborhood.

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Terrace 459: ‘Best of Development’

The best of development in Real Estate Forum magazine featuring Terrace 459 at Parkside of Oldtown

Terrace 459 at Parkside of Old Town has been named one of the nation’s top recent developments by Real Estate Forum magazine. The featured “placemaking” projects were largely selected based on the successful coordination and collaboration executed by each project team. View pdf announcement here. In place of isolated towers, the new public housing approach offers more housing options and…

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LBBA Hosts Film Screening, Discussion on Stories From Cabrini Green

On Thursday evening, Landon Bone Baker Architects was joined by Holsten Human Capital Development, Heartland Housing, Archeworks, and many others representing the field of community development in Chicago for a film screening of Sam Spitz’s “The Greens,” a 20-minute personal journey documentary he wrote, directed, and produced about Cabrini Green. The film starts when a white…

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This Week: Visit cityLab at Spontaneous Interventions

LBBA Community Workshop is back! Our new Lab program, “cityLab,” studies pedestrian behavior at Parkside of Old Town, the former Cabrini-Green public housing site. Through a series of neighborhood and building analyses, five high school students and three college mentors will investigate: public vs. private spaces; retail and work space; recreation and green spaces; and…

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