Peter Landon honored recepient of 2016 Society of Architectural Historians design excellence award

Firm founder and principal Peter Landon has been awarded for his Excellence in Design, Planning, and Sustainability from the Society of Architectural Historians. Recognized at SAH’s 7th annual Awards Gala, the event’s honorees also included philanthropist Richard H. Driehaus for Architectural Stewardship and Sarah Herda, director of the Graham Foundation, for Public Engagement with the Built Environment. SAH members have had a long... Read More

Parkside of Old Town (2b) and DA+HC Receive AIA Chicago Design Excellence Awards

Left: Parkside of Old Town, IIB. Photo: David Schalliol. Right: Dorchester Art + Housing Collaborative. Photo: Barry Rustin Parkside of Old Town 2b and Dorchester Art + Housing Collaborative were honored with Distinguished Building Awards during AIA Chicago’s annual Designight at Navy Pier’s Grand Ballroom on Friday, October 14th. See the winners of the 2016 AIA Chicago Design Excellence Awards here, or link directly to Parkside and Dorchester. Phase... Read More

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

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 either revitalization or planned growth.   Dorchester... Read More

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

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 Office of the Secretary of the U.S. Department... Read More

Gwendolyn Place, Phase C3 Legends South, Wins Charles L. Edson Tax Credit Award

Gwendolyn Place, a mixed-income, mixed-finance affordable housing community located on Chicago’s South Side has been recognized for excellence by The Affordable Housing Tax Credit Coalition as part of its 2016 Charles L. Edson Tax Credit Awards program. The awards, presented June 8 at a ceremony held on Capitol Hill with members of Congress as invited guests, celebrate the best in affordable rental housing development by recognizing outstanding... Read More

Parkside of Old Town Wins Placemakers Award

Phase IIb at Parkside of Old Town, now Terrace 459, has been named one of the nation’s top recent developments by Real Estate Forum. The featured “placemaking” projects were largely selected based on the successful coordination and collaboration executed by each project team. View PDF announcement here.     In place of isolated towers, the new public housing approach offers more housing options and access to more services... Read More

lbba wins second place driehaus awards for excellence in community design

“Through the reactivation of abandoned buildings and neighborhood landmarks, Dorchester Artist + Housing Collaborative endeavors to incite a revitalization that is cultural-based, artist-led, and community-driven.” – Theaster Gates, Rebuild Foundation   On February 18, Landon Bone Baker Architects was honored to receive the 2nd Place Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Award for Architectural Excellence in Community Design for... Read More

Dorchester Art + Housing Collaborative is Awarded Landmarks Illinois Preservation Award for Project of the Year

Events taking place at the Art Center at DA+HC (Photos by Sara Pooley) Dorchester Art + Housing Collaborative (DA+HC) was awarded the Landmarks Illinois Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Preservation Award for Project of the Year. The award recognizes projects that make possible the continued use of a historic commercial/industrial, residential, or public/institutional structure. DA+HC was recognized for its implementation of  rehabilitation, restoration,... Read More

Dorchester Art + Housing Collaborative Receives ULI Vision Award

Urban Land Institute (ULI) Vision Awards honor projects and programs in Chicago that exemplify success in the development process. Projects with exemplary construction, economic viability, marketing, management, and design were recognized on Wednesday, June 3 at the Redmoon Theater. Rebuild Foundation, Brinshore Development and Landon Bone Baker had the honor of receiving an award for Dorchester Art + Housing Collaborative in the Project category. The... Read More

Woodlawn Park Receives ULI Vision Award

Urban Land Institute (ULI) Vision Awards honor projects and programs in Chicago that exemplify success in the development process. Projects with exemplary construction, economic viability, marketing, management, and design were recognized on Wednesday, June 3 at the Redmoon Theater. Woodlawn Park, developed by Preservation of Affordable Housing (POAH), received an award in the Program category. Woodlawn Park is a community development that  focuses... Read More