Posts Tagged ‘rehab’

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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YWCA Evanston/North Shore, Evanston, IL

YWCA Evanston/North Shore domestic violence shelter entrance

LBBA was selected as the architect of record through an RFQ process for the YWCA of Evanston currently underway. The project includes a renovation of and addition to the well-established organization’s existing facility along Church Street located in the Historic Ridge District. We are currently working with the team and YWCA users to develop a…

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Miriam Apartments, Chicago, IL

Miriam Apartments Main Entry

Located in a historic district of Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood, The Miriam Apartments were originally built in 1925 as a home for senior citizens. The four-story brick building was acquired by Mercy Housing in 1991 and transformed into an affordable housing complex for women who were otherwise unable to afford a home, making it the first…

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CityLab: The National Public Housing Museum Eyes a 2021 Opening

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

Here’s an exciting read from CityLab about the National Public Housing Museum‘s (NPHM) plans to encapsulate the complicated history of public housing. LBBA has been working with NPHM on their vision to house the brand new museum in the only remaining building of the Jane Addams Homes.

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