Groundbreaking for Sertoma Union Avenue Apartments

Todd recently attended the groundbreaking ceremony for Union Avenue Apartments, a new development in Orland Park, Illinois, developed by Sertoma Centre. The new building will provide permanent supportive housing for people with disabilities. The apartment-style complex will consist of 13 one-bedroom and three two-bedroom units, each with its own kitchen, bathroom and living space. The…

WJW celebrates with Wayne Smallwood and the Affordable Assisted Living Coalition

Todd and Heidi attended the Affordable Assisted Living Coalition (AALC) annual conference on October 23. The reception provided an opportunity for attendees to “roast” retiring long-time Executive Director Wayne Smallwood. Wayne and the AALC have for years championed the affordable assisted living industry in Springfield and in Washington, DC, and provided training and mentoring for…

Greenview Place Supportive Living Facility 10-year anniversary

Todd recently participated in the 10-year anniversary celebration for Greenview Place Supportive Living Facility, with festivities for residents and speeches by dignitaries including Congressman Mike Quigley. The 107-unit community in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood looks as good as new! Designed with intergenerational connections to the adjacent church and school, and linking a neighborhood of single-family homes…

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…

Grand Opening of Trinity Park Vista

David, Connor, and Todd recently attended the official grand opening of Trinity Park Vista apartments in Northlake, Illinois. Located near downtown Northlake and within walking distance to transportation, public services and employment opportunities, the new three-story Trinity Park Vista provides 16 units of badly-needed permanent supportive housing that will allow people with disabilities to live…