Home First projects featured in Chicago Architect magazine

The Home First projects were featured in the Spring 2021 issue of Chicago Architect magazine! Located on scattered sites throughout Chicago and nearby areas, developer IFF’s Home First projects eradicate the financial obstacles that prevent individuals from moving out of institutionalized care and into independent living, while integrating highly accessible, transitional housing into residential neighborhoods.…

Chicago Architect magazine features Heidi

Heidi was featured on the cover of the Spring 2021 issue of Chicago Architect magazine! Spotlighted in the article “Changing the Way We See Aging,” the feature explores the personal connections that directly influenced Heidi’s professional path into one which is focused on designing and improving senior living spaces, along with her expanded role within…

A Preview of Tiger Senior Apartments

The former Paris High School of Paris, Illinois, originally built in 1909, will soon open its doors as Tiger Senior Apartments! Spaces that once were classrooms have been converted into 42 dwelling units of affordable housing for seniors, each supplied with updated kitchens and bathrooms with modern and energy-efficient appliances. The historic appearance of the…

St. Anthony Memory Care & Spring Lake Senior Residences featured in The Lansing Journal

St. Anthony Memory Care and Spring Lake Senior Residences were recently featured in The Lansing Journal, which covered the Planning & Zoning meeting presentation by Michelle & other team members. The planned memory care facility and multiple townhome buildings will be constructed near the existing St. Anthony of Lansing building, significantly expanding the existing campus…

Heidi honored at 2020 AIA Chicago Professional Excellence Awards ceremony

The AIA Chicago Annual Meeting & Professional Excellence Awards ceremony honoring Heidi as the 2020 Dubin Family Young Architect Award recipient was held virtually on December 15th. Presented by the association’s foundation, the annual award celebrates excellence in ability and exceptional contributions to Chicago-area architects. Heidi was recognized for her commitment to inclusive, accessible and…

Martin Avenue Apartments featured in Seniors Housing Business

As the needs of senior housing residents continue to evolve in the age of COVID, architects and designers are on the front lines of these changes.  Heidi recently shared key insights with Seniors Housing Business regarding Martin Avenue Apartments, a renovation and expansion project that provides affordable housing for seniors in Naperville, Illinois.  Featured in…

Grand Opening of Hope Manor Village

Mike and John M. recently attended the official grand opening for Volunteers of America’s Hope Manor Village, a new development that will bring 36 affordable two-bedroom apartments to the Englewood neighborhood of Chicago. The apartments will consist of a mix of 12 two-flat and four three-flat buildings on 16 vacant lots, all of which have…

Grand Opening of Montclare Senior Residences of Calumet Heights

Mike, Keith, and David recently attended the grand opening ceremony for Montclare Senior Residences of Calumet Heights, a seven-story mixed-income residential development for seniors in the Calumet Heights neighborhood of Chicago. Located on the site of a long-vacant lot along the Stony Island Corridor, the community includes 101 one-bedroom apartments and 33 two-bedroom apartments, with…