Posts Tagged ‘rehab’

Major Jenkins Apartments, Chicago, IL

Major Jenkins main facade

Located in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood, Major Jenkins Apartments is the combination of two adjacent buildings originally built in the early 1900s. The four-story brick and stone buildings were acquired by Mercy Housing in 1995 and transformed into a single affordable housing complex for people who were otherwise unable to afford a home. LBBA coordinated with…

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National Public Housing Museum, Chicago, IL

Rendering of National Public Housing Museum from the corner of Adams Street and Taylor Street

The National Public Housing Museum will occupy the last building remaining from the historic Jane Addams Homes on a 0.8-acre site at the corner of Taylor and Ada Streets in Chicago’s University Village neighborhood. The original three and a half story with exterior masonry bearing walls and interior concrete columns beam and slabs, built in…

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Sisters in Cinema, Chicago, IL

Sisters In Cinema gallery rendering

Sisters in Cinema was founded in 1997 and is a Chicago-based non-profit with an inclusive mission to entertain, educate, develop and celebrate Black girls and women media-makers and future generations of storytellers and their audiences. In 2017 Sisters in Cinema was awarded a NOF grant to develop the Sisters in Cinema Media Arts Center. The…

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37th Street School Apartments, Milwaukee, WI

37th Street School Apartments main facade

This adaptive reuse project includes the conversion of a historic school originally designed by George Birnbach to 49 units of affordable independent living senior housing. Initially, a public elementary school located in the Washington Park neighborhood of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the building was constructed in 1903 with two 1911 additions, for a total of roughly 62,555…

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