Posts Tagged ‘rehab’

37th Street School Apartments, Milwaukee, WI

37th Street School Apartments main facade

The project includes the conversion of a historic exterior bearing masonry with wood floor construction school building originally designed by George Birnbach to 49 units of affordable independent living senior housing. The original public elementary school located in the Washington Park neighborhood of Milwaukee, Wisconsin was constructed in 1903 with two 1911 additions, for a…

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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 main entry

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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