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LBBA’s Catherine Baker Participating on Two Panels at Design in Action 2011

October 9, 2011

The Chicago-based AAO (Association of Architecture Organizations) is hosting its annual Design in Action Conference in Philadelphia this year.  The 2.5 day conference includes keynote events, 20+ breakout sessions, a community design exhibition, workshops, hands-on building opportunities and mobile tours, with a focus on community collaboration and design within architecture and the built environment. Catherine will…

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Theaster Gates and LBBA Brainstorm for the Dorchester Artist Housing Collaborative during Chicago Ideas Week

October 7, 2011

Hey creative brains, start firing your synapses– October 10-16 is Chicago Ideas Week! CIW will bring 100 of the world’s top speakers together for labs and discussions with Chicago’s best thinkers to create an ecosystem of innovation, exploration, and intellectual recreation. Theaster Gates, artist, planner and founder of Dorchester Projects and the Rebuild Foundation, partnered…

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woodlawn/grove parc awarded one of five national choice neighborhood implementation grants today at Woodlawn Center South

August 31, 2011

U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan and Mayor Rahm Emanuel were on site at Woodlawn Center South today to announce that five cities will receive a combined $122 million to redevelop distressed housing and bring comprehensive neighborhood revitalization to blighted areas. Woodlawn, home of the Woodlawn Park development is one of the…

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Viceroy SRO to be featured on NPR’s 848 Show

August 26, 2011

Find out more information aboout Viceroy SRO, one of LBBA’s newest projects, by tuning in to NPR’s 848 show Monday, August 29th at 9am. Chicago SROs will be the subject of Monday’s show.

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Watch airLab on the Alderman Walter Burnett Show!

August 24, 2011

Get the scoop on airLab, on the Alderman Walter Burnett Show! Watch more clips on LBBA’s vimeo page. Watch the show in its entirety when it airs on the WN network this September.

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