Todd presents at 2019 Illinois Governor’s Conference on Affordable Housing

Representing WJW as a featured panelist, Todd presented in the Adaptive Reuse for Revitalization session at this year’s Illinois Governor’s Conference on Affordable Housing. Moderated by Alan Quick of IHDA, the panel focused on how adaptive reuse developments can be repurposed for housing to revitalize communities. Many communities are burdened with dilapidated or underutilized existing…

Indian Trail Apartments II is NGBS Certified!

Indian Trail Apartments II in Lawrenceville, Illinois recently received 2012 National Green Building Standard (NGBS) Bronze Certification! Located less than a mile away from downtown Lawrenceville, this development is designed to integrate with and take advantage of the amenities found in the adjoining neighborhoods. The project consists of 30 dwelling units of affordable housing in…

Elizabeth presents at 2018 Housing Matters! Conference

Elizabeth recently gave a presentation at the 2018 Housing Matters! Conference in Bloomington, IL, with Dena Bell of IFF.  Titled “Models for Affordable Housing Scattered Site Developments: Two Case Studies and Perspectives,” their presentation provided both a developer’s and an architect’s perspective on design, regulatory review, and construction processes, and focused on two scattered site…

Groundbreaking ceremony for Clark-Estes Apartments

Todd, Jane, Alexis, Albert, and Jacquie represented WJW in a groundbreaking ceremony for Clark-Estes Apartments on October 12th, 2018. Distinguished guests at the event included Alderman Joe Moore of Chicago’s 49th Ward, members of the Chicago Housing Authority, and the Chicago Department of Planning & Development. Clark-Estes Apartments is located on an ideal site for a moderately-scaled, mixed-use, transit-oriented development.…

Grand Opening of Hope Manor Joliet

A grand opening was held on August 25, 2017 for Hope Manor Joliet. This is a 67 unit, campus-style, permanent supportive housing development for American Veterans and their families. The Veterans residing at Hope Manor Joliet were either previously homeless or at risk of homelessness. Volunteers of America is the developer and provider of the…