Jack Schroeder is a Principal at LBBA. With a strong commitment to community-based projects, Jack has focused on the field of multi-family housing, completing both affordable and market rate projects in Chicago and downstate Illinois. Driven by the understanding that each resident has a unique definition of home, Jack has learned to approach each project with optimism, enthusiasm, and inclusiveness. In 2012, Jack was awarded the AIA Illinois John Wellborn Root Award which recognizes exemplary, noteworthy talent of an AIA architect licensed less than 10 years, and, in 2005, was named a finalist in the USGBC Natural Talent Competition.
His extensive knowledge of green building practices and progressive city planning has helped the firm minimize its buildings’ environmental impact and improve the quality of life for residents. He was project manager for La Casa Norte’s Solid Ground Supportive Housing Program, the Roseland Senior Campus, and Harvest Commons; three first-place winners of the Richard H. Driehaus Award for Architectural Excellence in Community Design. More recently, he has managed several mixed-use adaptive reuse projects for non-profit clients, including the Chicago Center for Arts and Technology, the La Casa Norte Pierce House, and the Dorchester Art + Housing Collaborative.