Posts Tagged ‘west town’

La Casa Norte and West Town Preservation Winners at CNDA26!

We’re proud and honored to announce that La Casa Norte’s building received the third place Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Award for Excellence in Community Design! We would like to thank LISC Chicago, La Casa Norte, and all of the team members that made the project possible. We also congratulate Bickerdike Redevelopment Corporation for their dedicated…

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Landon Bone Baker Architects Office

Located on the Near West side of Chicago in the Kinzie Industrial Corridor, Landon Bone Baker Architects (LBBA) office workspace is nestled in among new and upcoming microbreweries and longtime family-owned manufacturing businesses. The anonymous building, formerly a wholesale florist, conceals a deliberately minimal architecture office build-out, designed to foster creativity and interaction. The space…

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Visit Harvest Commons, Dorchester Art+Housing Collaborative During Open House Chicago

Have you planned your itinerary for this weekend’s Open House Chicago? The Chicago Architecture Foundation’s free public festival offers behind-the-scenes access to 150 buildings across Chicago. New to this year’s site list are Harvest Commons Apartments and Dorchester Art+Housing Collaborative; two unique models for affordable housing and sustainable preservation. OHC is completely free-of-charge—no registration or…

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Westhaven Park

Westhaven Park is a mixed-income community in Chicago’s West Town neighborhood on a 26-acre site formally known as Henry Horner Homes. The redevelopment is part of the Chicago Housing Authority’s “Plan for Transformation” that utilizes multiple funding sources derived from HOPE VI, Chicago Housing Authority, tax credit equity, tax-exempt bonds, and city, state and private…

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Westhaven archi-treasures Design Workshop

Another productive archi-treasures design workshop took place April 24th (an arts-based community program) that was a collaboration between artists, architects, and residents of all ages to build community public spaces on a Westhaven lot that is currently vacant. Formerly the Henry Horner Homes, the site is part of the ongoing Plan for Transformation that aims…

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Westhaven Park Phase llC

The transformation of The Henry Horner Homes, now known as Westhaven Park is a mixed-income community that blends seamlessly into the West Town neighborhood of Chicago. The architecture design team is both Landon Bone Baker Architects and Johnson & Lee Architects who worked together to help provide architectural diversity across the site, while focusing on…

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Westhaven Park Phase llB

Westhaven Park Phase IIB is the second phase of the Hope VI redevelopment of the former CHA Henry Homes housing project. The 7.23 acre development includes the demolition of existing CHA buildings, the construction of new infrastructure and the construction of low-rise residential units. The development plan calls for creating a mixed-income development comprising 127…

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Westhaven Park Phase IIA

Westhaven Park IIA is a mixed-income community located in the West End neighborhood between Lake Street, Oakley Boulevard, Washington Boulevard and Hermitage Avenue. The project includes 60 for-sale units scattered throughout 7, three-story buildings. The project’s focus was providing affordable units with modern details and amenities.  In addition, Westhaven IIA’s goals emphasize accessibility with more…

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