Posts Tagged ‘woodlawn’

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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Woodlawn Park and DA+HC Receive AIA Illinois Honor Awards

Participants of the Woodlawn Park project and AIA Illinois representative posing for a picture with the Daniel Burnham Honor Award

On October 27th AIA Illinois honored Woodlawn Park with the Daniel Burnham Award for planning, which recognizes projects for their contribution to the enhancement of a community. Woodlawn Park is a community-initiated development of affordable, market-rate, and senior housing centered around reengaging its historic connection to the neighborhood of Woodlawn, the University of Chicago, Washington…

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Woodlawn Park featured in I Look Up Film Challenge

Photo of The Burnham with 'I look Up Film Challenge' overlay

AIA recently launched their third annual I Look Up Film Challenge; a competition that encourages collaboration between architects and filmmakers to share architectural stories. This year’s theme, Blueprint for Better, focuses on projects that are helping bring positive social change to communities. Thanks to filmmaker Mohammad Abassi, LBBA’s multi-phase Woodlawn Park project was submitted to…

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Woodlawn Park Receives ULI Vision Award

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Urban Land Institute (ULI) Vision Awards honor projects and programs in Chicago that exemplify success in the development process. Projects with exemplary construction, economic viability, marketing, management, and design were recognized on Wednesday, June 3 at the Redmoon Theater. Woodlawn Park, developed by Preservation of Affordable Housing (POAH), received an award in the Program category.…

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The Burnham at Woodlawn Park

Preservation of Affordable Housing, the City of Chicago, and a strong coalition of community-based organizations and stakeholders are transforming Woodlawn into a “neighborhood of choice” – a transformation centered on the redevelopment of three city blocks along South Cottage Grove Avenue between East 60th and 63rd Streets. The Burnham, a 5-story, 65-unit residential building for…

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Dorchester Art + Housing Collaborative

Located on 70th Street in Chicago’s Grand Crossing neighborhood, Dorchester Art and Housing Collaborative is the redevelopment of the former Dante Harper housing project into 32 mixed-income rental units composed of 2-3 bedrooms. Brinshore Development, Rebuild Foundation and its founder, Theaster Gates, collaborated with LBBA to create a unique development that brings art-interested public housing…

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Construction Progress at Dorchester Art+Housing Collaborative

Check out the transformation at Dorchester Art+Housing Collaborative! View the slideshow above for construction photographs of the Art Center from November 2013 to July 2014. DA+HC is a unique residential community designed specifically for practicing artists, creative individuals, and families with an interest in the arts to work and live together in an affordable and…

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Grand Opening: The Grant at Woodlawn Park

Residents, community members, and elected officials participated last Thursday in a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the opening of The Grant at Woodlawn Park. The newly built 33-unit affordable housing complex marks the second phase of the Woodlawn Park Redevelopment. Preservation of Affordable Housing (POAH) is redeveloping the existing Section 8 complex, Grove Parc Plaza Apartments, in six…

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