Posts Tagged ‘hud’

Elm 551 at Parkside, Chicago, IL

Elm 551 midrise main facade

As a part of the Chicago Housing Authority’s “Plan for Transformation” on the site of the former Cabrini-Green housing project, Elm 551 at Parkside of Old Town shifts the old high-rise public housing model to one of midrise and low-rise mixed-income housing. The goal of the project design was for community based, urban, sustainable, and well-designed…

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IFF Access Housing wins AIA/HUD Secretary’s Housing and Community Design Award for Housing Accessibility: Alan J. Rothman Award

IFF Access Housing 2032 W Dickens rehab elevation

LBBA is proud to announce IFF Access Housing received the 2019 AIA/HUD Secretary’s Housing and Community Design Award for Housing Accessibility: Alan J. Rothman Award. The award recognizes projects that demonstrate excellence in improving housing accessibility for people with disabilities. Developed by IFF, IFF Access Housing utilizes previously vacant lots and foreclosed homes to provide…

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Kenmore Plaza, Chicago, IL

Elderly couple sitting on bench outside main entrance of Kenmore Plaza

Kenmore Plaza is the moderate rehab of a 324-unit, 28-story residential high-rise for seniors in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood. Originally constructed in 1973, the building was acquired by the Kenmore Plaza Tenants Association in 1997 with proceeds provided by HUD under LIHPRHA (Low Income Housing Preservation and Resident Homeownership Act). LIHPRHA was enacted to preserve the…

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8/1: AIA/HUD Secretary’s Award Webinar

Three women standing in front of the main entrance of Dorchester Artist and Housing Collaborative at sunset

Learn more about the AIA/HUD Secretary’s Awards and the design and construction of the awarded projects during aia housing knowledge community’s webinar taking place this coming Monday at 1pm. Catherine will be presenting LBBA’s work on Dorchester Art + Housing Collaborative, which was recognized for its incorporation of housing within other community amenities for the purpose of…

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DA+HC Wins National AIA/HUD Secretary’s Award

Main entrance of Dorchester Artist and Housing Collaborative

Redevelopment of the former Dante Harper public housing into Dorchester Art + Housing Collaborative (DA+HC). Barry Rustin Photography.   “very visible and so empowering – this is part of something very large and momentous happening in chicago right now.”  – jury comments   The American Institute of Architects’ (AIA) Housing Knowledge Community, in conjunction with the…

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Terrace 459 at Parkside of Old Town, Chicago, IL

Street facing facade of Terrace 459 at Parkside of Oldtown

Led by Holsten Real Estate Development Corporation and the Local Advisory Council of Cabrini residents, Parkside of Old Town is part of the redevelopment of the former Cabrini Extension North. The plan includes approximately 18 acres on the city’s Near North Side and will provide more than 700 homes on the ground of the infamous…

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Gwendolyn Place, Chicago, IL

Gwendolyn Place is the third phase of Legends South, a mixed-income development that replaces the Robert Taylor Homes – formerly the world’s largest public housing development. Gwendolyn Place, an infill, scattered-site project, is one of the most unique and challenging phases so far because it covers multiple properties in the neighborhood. The project’s 14 buildings, 71…

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The Burnham at Woodlawn Park, Chicago, IL

Preservation of Affordable Housing, the City of Chicago, and a strong coalition of community-based organizations and stakeholders are transforming Woodlawn into a “neighborhood of choice”—a transformation centered on the redevelopment of three city blocks along South Cottage Grove Avenue between East 60th and 63rd Streets. The Burnham, a 5-story, 65-unit residential building for seniors, marks…

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