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…

Diane appointed to Illinois Housing Task Force

Diane has been nominated by the IHDA Executive Director, Ms. Audra Hamernik, to serve on the Illinois Housing Task Force. Her nomination has been approved by Governor Rauner and Diane’s appointment begins January 1, 2017. Among other responsibilities, the Illinois Housing Task Force authors the Annual Comprehensive Housing Plan to address the housing needs of historically underserved…

Grayslake Grand Opening

Bill, Heidi, Martha, Albert, and Kelly recently attended the grand opening of Travanse Living at Grayslake. Travanse Living is a 96 unit assisted living and memory care community located in Grayslake, IL. This community was designed to provide seniors in the Grayslake, IL area with exceptional senior living that offers 24-hour support and care and will…

Evergreen Senior Living at Parkview Campus nominated for a Senior Housing News Architecture and Design Award

Evergreen Senior Living at Parkview Campus was recently nominated for a Senior Housing News and Architecture Design Award! The project opened in March 2016 to provide the seniors of Orland Park, Illinois and the surrounding areas with a welcoming and modern place to call home. The Parkview Campus is comprised of two components, a 76-unit assisted…

Michelle attends ribbon-cutting for Gateway at River City

Michelle attended the ribbon-cutting celebration of Gateway at River City on October 26.  Gateway at River City is a 105-unit affordable supportive living community for adults with disabilities ages 22-64. The community combines residential apartment-home living with the availability of personal assistance, convenience and support services, and social and recreational activities. The project opened its doors…

WJW welcomes Dana!

WJW welcomes Dana! Dana joined the firm in the fall of 2016 after receiving her Master of Architecture degree from the University of Illinois. As a graduate student, her research and design projects focused on studying the relationship between the built environment and human wellbeing. Ms. Taylor worked as a teaching assistant for undergraduate structures courses.…