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Elm 551 from NE corner showing townhomes and midrise

Elm 551 at Parkside, Chicago, IL

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…
McCrory Senior Apartments exterior view from corner showing context with First Baptist Congregational Church

McCrory Senior Apartments, Chicago, IL

McCrory Senior Apartments is the development of a stretch of ten vacant lots on Chicago's Near West Side into 62 units of affordable housing for ...
La Casa Norte Pierce House main elevation at sunrise

La Casa Norte, Chicago, IL

La Casa Norte is a new mixed-use comprehensive community center in Humboldt Park on the city’s Near Northwest Side. Services include a homeless youth drop-in center, ...

Chicago Center for Arts and Technology (ChiCAT)

Chicago Center for Arts and Technology (ChiCAT) is bringing a state-of-the-art school and community center to marginalized residents in Chicago’s near west side.

37th Street School Apartments

The project includes the conversion of a historic exterior bearing masonry with wood floor construction school building originally designed by George Birnbach to 49 units of affordable independent living senior housing. The original public elementary school located in the Washington Park neighborhood of Milwaukee, Wisconsin was constructed in 1903 with two 1911 additions, for a total of roughly 62,555 SF on 3 floors plus basement on a lot with an area of 69,149 square feet.

Colorful hand drawn rendering of Savoy Square from aerial view

Legends South, Chicago, IL

Legends South is one of the City of Chicago’s most ambitious efforts to revitalize public housing that, once completed, will include 2,400 mixed income rental and ...
Sketch of Woodlawn Park with some color from aerial view

Woodlawn Park, Chicago, IL

Woodlawn Park is a community development revitalization plan that replaces the former Grove Parc Plaza with a particular focus on community renewal and the restoration of ...

THE FIRM WORKS HARD TO ENSURE A HIGH QUALITY OF DESIGN. THEY TAKE A CRAFTSMAN APPROACH INSTEAD OF A COOKIE-CUTTER APPROACH.

HUME AN, VICE PRESIDENT OF ACQUISITIONS AND DEVELOPMENT
THE MICHAELS DEVELOPMENT COMPANY