Happy Women’s Day!

Women on LBBA team 2023

Happy Women’s Day! We’re proud to work beside talented women who are helping shape our communities with care, especially in a field that’s deficient in diversity and inclusion. Thanks for all that you do and keep inspiring us every day!

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Women’s History Month: Gwendolyn Brooks

Gwendolyn Brooks smiling in front of bookshelf

Kicking off our Women’s History Month series, we highlight Gwendolyn Brooks a Chicago native and world-renowned poet. Brooks became revered for her sociopolitical consciousness in her work which conveyed the Black experience in America through language that resonated across the country. Her ability to impact people through her writing made her the first Black author…

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Black History Month: Ruth Ellis

Ruth Ellis dancing

Today, we’re highlighting Ruth Ellis, a legendary activist known and loved for creating safe and supportive spaces for the LGBTQ+ community. Ellis’ home in Detroit became a source of support for those in need and a gathering spot where people could be themselves. She often bought books and food for young people, helped with college…

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Toni Stone at The Goodman Theatre

LBBA team at the Goodman Theatre

The LBBA team had a great night out at The Goodman Theatre where we saw Toni Stone, a play about the first woman to play professional baseball. Moments of laughter, sorrow, and joy throughout her story of overcoming racism and sexism came together for an inspiring and thought-provoking show.

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LBBA is seeking a Project Architect / Designer with 5-9 years of experience!

JOB DESCRIPTION We are seeking a talented Project Architect / Designer with excellent design, communication and technical skills to join our team. The candidate should have experience working on larger, multi-unit housing projects and knowledge of the Chicago Zoning Code and Planned Development process. The position requires familiarity and knowledge of all phases of the…

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