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…

Andy’s Place featured on WLNS

Andy’s Place, a permanent supportive housing development for people in recovery from opioid addiction located in Jackson, Michigan, was featured on WLNS. The development will provide 50 total units of housing in two buildings: one three-story building with 39 single bedroom units and first-floor community and supportive service spaces, and another building with 11 units…

Ravenswood Senior Living featured in Bloomberg CityLab

Ravenswood Senior Living, an adaptive reuse development which will provide affordable housing for seniors in the long-vacant Ravenswood Hospital, was featured in Bloomberg CityLab. The article discusses the impact of the pandemic on senior living, and the role of design as well as affordability in creating safer and healthier residential spaces for older Americans in the era…

WJW featured in Chicago Architect

WJW was recently featured in the July/August issue of Chicago Architect magazine, published by AIA Chicago. The article, written collaboratively by several members of staff, shares how WJW has started our own conversations about race within the firm, and provides resources for other firms on how to begin having important dialogues and continued discussions as well.…

St. Clara’s Rehab and Senior Care featured in EFA design showcase

WJW’s design for St. Clara’s Rehab and Senior Care skilled nursing facility was featured in Environments for Aging magazine’s 2019 Design Showcase! Some of the jurors’ comments are noted below: “Excellent process and documentation – stakeholder-created goals make for a strong vision, which is evident in the end product.” “This is a great project! It may…