Liezel receives WELL AP Credential

Liezel recently completed and passed the WELL AP exam, earning the WELL AP credential. The WELL Accredited Professional (WELL AP) credential denotes expertise in the WELL Building Standard and healthy building strategies, and a commitment to advancing human health and wellness in buildings and communities. It explores how design, operations and behaviors within the places where we live, work,…

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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…

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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…

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Heidi to speak at Housing Action Illinois Annual Conference

Heidi will be a featured speaker at the Housing Action Illinois 2020 Housing Matters! conference on Tuesday, October 13th, as part of a session that will discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic is changing architecture and design. The panel will explore the short and long-term impacts of this public health crisis on the design and development of private and…

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Heritage Woods of Newburgh opening in Newburgh, Indiana

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was recently held for Heritage Woods of Newburgh, a new assisted living facility that provides affordable housing for seniors in Newburgh, Indiana. The three-story facility features 120 individual studio and one-bedroom units, along with a variety of amenities designed to promote dignity and independence in a home-like environment for seniors of all…

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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…

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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…

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