Posts Tagged ‘preservation’

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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Peter Landon Honored Recipient of 2016 SAH Design Excellence Award

Peter Landon giving speech at SAH's 7th annual Awards Gala

Firm founder and principal Peter Landon has been awarded for his Excellence in Design, Planning, and Sustainability from the Society of Architectural Historians. Recognized at SAH’s 7th annual Awards Gala, the event’s honorees also included philanthropist Richard H. Driehaus for Architectural Stewardship and Sarah Herda, director of the Graham Foundation, for Public Engagement with the Built Environment.…

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LBBA Receives AIA Illinois Honor Award

Landon Bone Baker Architects received the Crombie Taylor Honor Award for Harvest Commons Apartments at the 2014 Honor Awards presented by AIA Illinois. The Crombie Taylor Award recognizes a project that, through preservation and restoration, has enhanced the natural and built environments of a community. Harvest Commons, which is listed on the National Register of…

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629 Colfax Receives Evanston Preservation & Design Award

The winners of the 2013 Preservation and Design Awards were announced on Monday night at the Evanston City Council meeting. 629 Coflax Street, a complete interior and exterior rehabilitation, received the Award for Sensitive Alteration/Adaptive Reuse. The building could have easily been slated for demolition but was instead creatively rehabbed to salvage as much of…

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Lunch Talks@CAF Features Harvest Commons Apartments

LBBA’s Jeff Bone will present Harvest Commons Apartments tomorrow during the Chicago Architecture Foundation’s weekly lunchtime program, Lunch Talks@CAF. “Preservation and Adaptive Reuse of the Viceroy Hotel” is the final feature under CAF’s month-long theme: “Preserving the Past/Making it New.” Join Jeff and Hume An, Director of Real Estate Development at Heartland Housing, as they…

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