LUCHA Humboldt Park Residence

Located on west Division Street, the LUCHA West Humboldt Park Residence is a 68-unit, single room occupancy (SRO) building. The SRO fills a community need for affordable housing for working people by providing residents with units that are compact and efficient, each containing a kitchenette and a shared bathroom. Common spaces on the ground floor include a management office, community space and public lobby opening to an exterior garden. 20% of the units and all the common spaces meet accessibility requirements and an elevator was provided to access all the floors. LBBA designed and installed site-specific, custom Knothead furniture for the units and public spaces which increased resident livability.

West Humboldt Park, Chicago, IL

Status

Completed 1996

Unit Count

68

Client

Latin United Community Housing Association (LUCHA)

Photography

Wayne Cable

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