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

From the Archive: “Transients Welcome”

                                 Los Vecinos, SRO Rehab, 2002  Read More

ChiCAT Rehab Progress

Opening later this year, Chicago Center for Art and Technology (ChiCAT) will bring arts education and job training to residents in Chicago’s near west side. Check out the design here.  Read More

Chicago Center for Arts and Technology (ChiCAT)

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Sierra Magazine: “A Historical Hotel Reborn for a Green Age”

Harvest Commons was featured in Sierra Magazine as “an icon of second chances and sustainability.”  Read More

Chicago Architecture Foundation “Behind the Scenes” Tour of Buffett Place

On Thursday, Jeff Bone and Claudia Rodriguez from LBBA gave a tour of the Fred and Pamela Buffett Place, a completely renovated, environmentally-friendly, supportive housing community. The event was part of the Chicago Architecture Foundation (CAF) “Behind the Scenes” tours. Buffett Place, formerly known as the Diplomat SRO, is a 51-unit green residential and transit-oriented development which provides affordable housing and supportive... Read More

Behind the Scenes: Buffett Place

Chicago Architecture Foundation presents “Behind the Scenes: Buffet Place.” Come see the Fred and Pamela Buffett Place—a completely renovated, environmentally-friendly, supportive housing community by Landon Bone Baker Architects in 2014. This transformation of the 1920s Diplomat Hotel in Lakeview won a Chicago Neighborhood Development Award for Architectural Excellence. Join Jeff Bone and Claudia Rodriguez from Landon Bone Baker for... Read More

Dorchester Art+Housing Collaborative

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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

Grand Opening: Buffett Place

/* Prev|Next 123left right The former Diplomat SRO reopened its doors for an open house on January 30 as the renovated Fred and Pamela Buffett Place, a 51-unit development in Lakeview that delivers supportive, affordable options to a population in need of housing, health care, employment assistance, and an array of other supportive services. “With fewer... Read More