Posts Tagged ‘plan for transformation’

Terrace 459 Biennial Partner Program

All that now remains of the original public housing are the scarcely-occupied low rises.

Biennial Partner Program 459 West Division: A Story in Images Channeling Chicago’s complicated history, the title for the 2019 edition of the Chicago Architecture Biennial is …and other such stories. Landon Bone Baker explored the theme of Appearances and Erasures (“Explores sites of memory and the politics of remembering and/or forgetting in contested spaces, considering…

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“Social Mix” at Archeworks Agendas 01

Join us Thursday at Archeworks to see work by local architects that are “challenging conventions, approaching dilemmas, and defining new tools and methods.” Pete Landon and Tyler Brown will be presenting Terrace 459 at Parkside of Old Town, the newest mixed-income development at former Cabrini Green. RSVP THE TEMPLE OF ALL RELIGIONS Vaidotas Vaiciulis – REX New York WASTE ACTIVISM Nicolette…

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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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Terrace 459 at Parkside of Old Town (IIB)

Street facing facade of Terrace 459 at Parkside of Oldtown

Led by Holsten Real Estate Development Corp. and the Local Advisory Council of Cabrini residents, Parkside of Old Town is part of the redevelopment of the former Cabrini Extension North. The plan includes approximately 18 acres on the city’s Near North Side and will provide more than 700 homes on the ground of the infamous…

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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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Gwendolyn Place

Gwendolyn Place is the third phase of Legends South, a mixed-income development that replaces the Robert Taylor Homes – formerly the world’s largest public housing development. Gwendolyn Place, an infill, scattered-site project, is one of the most unique and challenging phases so far because it covers multiple properties in the neighborhood. The project’s 14 buildings, 71…

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