Promotions at LBBA!

Landon Bone Baker Architects is pleased to announce several promotions within the firm. Tyler Brown, Dominik Soltys, and Allison Sorenson have been named Senior Associates; and Terran Wilson has been promoted to Associate. Together with Senior Associates Jack Schroeder and Trish Girdwood, they are part of a leadership team that is dedicated to LBBA’s mission of creating comprehensive, sustainable, and progressive urban and community-based... Read More

LBBA hosts Youth Career Day for Precious Blood Ministry of Reconciliation

  Precious Blood Ministry of Reconciliation (PBMR), a restorative justice center on the South Side of Chicago, visited our office today with a group of 4 young men between the ages of 13-16 who are participating in their 6-week summer program. PBMR primarily serves court-involved and at-risk boys from the Back of the Yards and Englewood neighborhoods. Their center is a safe space for male youth and in addition to advocacy work in the prisons,... Read More

‘Grandfamily’ housing fills void of vacant lot

By Jack Schroeder, AIA, LEED AP, This article first appeared in AIA’s newsletter on social impact, March 29, 2016. See more of Roseland Village Grandfamily Apartments here.   Standing in front of a vacant, trash-strewn site in the Roseland neighborhood on the far Southside of Chicago, one of our best and most inspiring clients came to us with a wildly ambitious idea. We had been working with Debbie Dixon of NHS Redevelopment Corporation... Read More

LBBA Masters

Jack and Trish came back from AIA Illinois’ MasterClass bursting with new knowledge and ideas for LBBA! The Master Class is the first of a new series of intensive workshops aimed at training the best up-and-coming leaders essential business skills specific to architecture. The workshop covered everything from finances, firm culture, and marketing. With some post-workshop homework to go, their certificates of completion will confirm what... Read More

Behind the Scenes at Dorchester Art+Housing Collaborative

/* Prev|Next 1leftright Last spring, Catherine Baker, Principal at LBBA, and Jeffreen Hayes, Director at Rebuild Foundation, presented Dorchester Art+Housing Collaborative at Chicago Architecture Foundation’s weekly lunchtime program, Lunch Talks@CAF. The presentation is now archived online and includes a behind-the-scenes video at the construction site. Follow LBBA’s Jack Schroeder and Peter Levavi... Read More

LBBA at Marwen Career Day

Jack participated in Marwen’s annual Career Day this past Saturday, May 14. Career Day is an event for Marwen students, alumni, family and friends to meet professionals in arts-based careers to ask a bunch of questions about their jobs, their education and to review portfolios. You can read about LBBA’s continued involvement with Marwen here. Since 1987, Marwen has strived to “provide Chicago’s youth with stimulating and diverse... Read More

LBBA at Greenbuild 2010

Angela Hurlock showing the group around South Chicago As a part of Greenbuild’s Affordable Housing Summit, Jeff Bone and Jack Schroeder participated in a tour and discussion of the green initiatives in South Chicago being developed by the Claretian Associates. LBBA gave a tour of an energy efficient affordable home currently under construction and also presented the planning, green retrofit and new LEED affordable infill housing work in progress... Read More

Roseland Place Cornerstone Laying Ceremony

Pictured left to right: Jim Sagstetter (Linn-Mathes), Jeff Bone (LBBA), Bob Mathes (Linn-Mathes), Debbie Dixon (NHS), Ed Jacob (NHS), Kate Michaud (LBBA), Jack Schreoder (LBBA) On September 22, 2010 NHS Redevelopment Corporation celebrated the laying of a cornerstone for their new LBBA designed 60-unit independent living senior building and City of Chicago Senior Satellite Center. The project is scheduled to open in April 2011.  Read More

92nd Street Corridor Community Design Charrette

On the morning of June 12th, Jeff Bone and Jack Schroeder of LBBA led a community design charrette sponsored by the Claretian Associates focusing on a 5 block stretch of 92nd Street in South Chicago. The morning began with a brief overview presentation of the local context, neighborhood connections, and a few conceptual visual ideas for the street. Building on the strength of the existing neighborhood, community residents and business owners were... Read More