Jane serves as a panel Moderator for the 2017 Illinois Governor’s Conference on Affordable Housing

Jane served as a panel Moderator for the 2017 Illinois Governor’s Conference on Affordable Housing. The topic of her panel was Innovation – Health and Housing. They discussed the strong and growing connection between personal and public health and the quality of the built environment. Jane, along side Mark Stroker and Peter Toepfer, offered practical examples…

Gateway at River City received 2012 NGBS Bronze Certification

Gateway at River City in Peoria, Illinois, recently received 2012 National Green Building Standard (NGBS) Bronze Certification. The project provides 105 units of affordable supportive living for adults with disabilities ages 22-64. With rigorous requirements, National Green Building Standard Certified Projects must achieve standards in Integrative Design; Lot Design, Preparation, & Development; Resource Efficiency; Energy…

2014 Illinois Governor’s Conference on Affordable Housing

Worn Jerabek Architects was a proud Silver sponsor of the 2014 Illinois Governor’s Conference on Affordable Housing. The conference, hosted by both the Illinois Housing Council and the Illinois Housing Development Authority included two days of valuable panels, dynamic speakers and important networking with fellow affordable housing professionals throughout Illinois.

 

Blue Sky Meadows achieves LEED for Homes certification with a silver rating

Blue Sky Meadows, a 40-unit, affordable housing development in Havana, Illinois, received LEED for Homes Certification with a silver rating. Included in the certification was achieving Energy Star of New Homes certification. The homes employ green features such as as energy efficient appliances, high efficiency furnaces and cooling systems, water conserving plumbing fixtures, and use…

Country Lane Apartments Groundbreaking

A groundbreaking ceremony was held recently for Country Lane Apartments. Todd and Michelle joined many others, including City of Sterling Mayor Skip Lee, and Ward 4 Alderman Joe Martin, at the ceremony. Country Lane Apartments will consist of new construction of forty-eight affordable dwelling units of family housing in the heart of Sterling, Illinois. Located…