Posts Tagged ‘sustainability’

2019 Year In Review

LBBA's top 9 posts of 2019

With 2020 well underway, here’s a look back at some of LBBA’s top posts from 2019! 1) La Ca Norte’s LEED Gold certified comprehensive community center in Humboldt Park was completed.   View this post on Instagram   La Casa Norte, a new mixed-use comprehensive community center to serve youth and families confronting homelessness, recently…

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Marshall SRO

The Marshall SRO exterior elevation drone shot

The Marshall Hotel, designed by Edmund Meles, was an existing 173-unit single-occupancy hotel that was preserved for low-income residents in Chicago’s Old Town neighborhood. It is one of 65 remaining licensed SROs in Chicago and was amongst the first SRO’s sold under the 2014 SRO Preservation Ordinance, an initiative created to protect and generate funds to help…

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2019 Illinois Governor’s Conference on Affordable Housing

Jeff Bone at the 2019 Illinois Governor's Conference on Affordable Housing with fellow panelist Charlene Andreas

LBBA Principal, Jeff Bone, attended the 2019 Illinois Governor’s Conference on Affordable Housing on Wednesday, co-hosted by the Illinois Housing Council (IHC) and Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA). Jeff joined fellow panelist Charlene Andreas (Director of Affordable Housing, LUCHA), Lindsey Elton (President and Director of Rating Services, Eco Achievers), Tim Swanson (Chief Design Officer, Skender), and Spencer…

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La Casa Norte

La Casa Norte Pierce House main elevation at sunrise

La Casa Norte is a new mixed-use, comprehensive community center in Humboldt Park on the city’s Near Northwest Side. Services include a homeless youth drop-in center, healthcare center, café and food pantry, and Pierce House, 25 units of permanent supportive housing for people experiencing homelessness. The design blends highly social spaces at the front of…

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2018 Year In Review

Collage showing LBBA 2018 highlights

2018 was a year full of accomplishments and success for LBBA—here are the highlights. Peter Landon, Jeff Bone, and Catherine Baker Named in Chicago Tribune Chicagoans of the Year 2018 Read More Peter Landon Received AIA Chicago’s Lifetime Achievement Award at Designight Read More New Office + New Principals Read More Tierra Linda Featuring the…

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McCrory Senior Apartments

McCrory Senior Apartments exterior view from corner showing context with First Baptist Congregational Church

McCrory Senior Apartments is the development of a stretch of ten vacant lots on Chicago’s Near West Side into 62 units of affordable housing for low-income seniors. The project is a transit-oriented development located in a highly desirable area, just three blocks from United Center and walkable or easily accessible to restaurants, retail shops, supportive…

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