#CNDA28 Winner: Koo LLC for the Altgeld Family Resource Center

  Jun 29, 2022 Winner, 2nd place, The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Award for Architectural Excellence in Community Design Altgeld Gardens is a neighborhood that is largely isolated from the surrounding city due to industrial developments to the north and east...
Thrive Exchange presented to Committee on Design

Thrive Exchange presented to Committee on Design

The Committee on Design has reviewed Thrive Exchange, a mixed-use development planned for 7901 S. Exchange. As the winner of a recent Invest South/West RFP, the project will reactivate the intersection at the 79th St Metra stop and benefits from the new eTOD ordinance...
Altgeld Family Resource Center

Altgeld Family Resource Center

The Altgeld Gardens public housing complex on Chicago’s far South Side has a long history of both hope and despair. It was built to be a community within the larger city for returning black veterans after World War II, but severe environmental hazards in the area led...

Women Architects Who Have Made Their Mark on Chicago

Anew hotel at Navy Pier, the future DuSable Park just east of DuSable Lake Shore Drive, the dramatic St. Regis Tower and the wavy Aqua building, the austere Equitable Building next door to Tribune Tower, the vibrant GEMS World Academy, Chicago’s iconic Riverwalk. What...