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Tierra Linda 3-flat on Sawyer Ave near the 606

Tierra Linda

LBBA has been working with Latin United Community Housing Association (LUCHA) for over 25 years to transform empty lots and rundown buildings into safe, decent housing close to schools, parks, and other services. Together, we have built and renovated over 175 units of affordable housing in Humboldt Park. Tierra Linda, a scattered site housing project…
McCrory Senior Apartments exterior view from corner showing context with First Baptist Congregational Church

McCrory Senior Apartments

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 ...
La Casa Norte Pierce House main elevation at sunrise

La Casa Norte

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, ...

Chicago Center for Arts and Technology (ChiCAT)

Chicago Center for Arts and Technology (ChiCAT) is bringing a state-of-the-art school and community center to marginalized residents in Chicago’s near west side.

Schwartz Center for Integrated Health

The Phyllis and Perry Schwartz Center for Integrated Health is an integrated health and primary care center owned by Thresholds and operated in partnership with Heartland Alliance. The center is an adaptive reuse and interior buildout of an existing 15,000 sf light industrial space for integrated mental health, substance use, and primary care treatment services to support persons with severe mental illnesses. Based on the concept of a “clubhouse,” the center provides casual, flexible spaces for life-building services to assist those in recovery with an emphasis on social interaction and well-being.

Colorful hand drawn rendering of Savoy Square from aerial view

Legends South

Legends South is one of the City of Chicago’s most ambitious efforts to revitalize public housing that, once completed, will include 2,400 mixed income rental and ...
Sketch of Woodlawn Park with some color from aerial view

Woodlawn Park

Woodlawn Park is a community development revitalization plan that replaces the former Grove Parc Plaza with a particular focus on community renewal and the restoration of ...

THE FIRM WORKS HARD TO ENSURE A HIGH QUALITY OF DESIGN. THEY TAKE A CRAFTSMAN APPROACH INSTEAD OF A COOKIE-CUTTER APPROACH.

HUME AN, VICE PRESIDENT OF ACQUISITIONS AND DEVELOPMENT
THE MICHAELS DEVELOPMENT COMPANY