Heidi recently represented WJW as the moderator for the Achievements in Design and Construction panel at this year’s Illinois Affordable Housing Forum, hosted by the Illinois Housing Council. Focused on new achievements in design and construction of affordable housing, the conversation touched on the challenges in balancing the desires to create housing that is healthy, resilient, and achieves…Details
WJW recently hosted Trenton Werner from the University of Michigan for a spring break internship. Over the course of the week, Trenton was able to study issues & trends in senior and affordable housing and gain an understanding of WJW’s current work and office culture. Trenton met with various members of the firm to discuss precedents and articles pertaining to the firm’s…Details
Ravenswood Senior Living, an adaptive reuse development located on the former site of Ravenswood Hospital that will provide 193 units of affordable housing for seniors, was featured on Forbes: Vacant Hospitals Help Address Ills Of Limited Affordable Senior Housing.
WJW is proud to be a team member on this important project!
Silver Birch at Cook Road in Fort Wayne, Indiana recently earned 2012 National Green Building Standard (NGBS) Bronze Certification. Located on the north side of Fort Wayne, the project includes 119 units of affordable assisted living, indoor & outdoor common area amenities, and administrative spaces. The building was designed to reduce its environmental impact while…Details
WJW was recently recognized by ARCO/Murray as a 2019 Designer of the Year! Todd, Liezel, Jacquie, Connor and John attended the reception on behalf of WJW for this annual award, which acknowledges the top building contractors, interior contractors, vendors, and designers with whom ARCO/Murray has worked over the course of the year. WJW is proud of our ongoing collaboration with ARCO/Murray…Details
Todd and Jacquie recently attended the official grand opening of Clark-Estes Apartments, a new mixed-use development located in the Rogers Park neighborhood of Chicago. Once home to the now-demolished Adelphi Theater, the project site is located on a lot that has been vacant for over a decade. The transit-oriented development helps to heal the fragmented…Details
Mike, Keith, and Albert represented WJW at the groundbreaking ceremony held for Ravenswood Senior Living on January 23rd, 2020. Remarks at the ceremony were given by a number of dignitaries: Alderman Matt Martin of Chicago’s 47th Ward; Samir Mayekar, Deputy Mayor of Neighborhood and Economic Development with the City of Chicago; James L. Bebley, Acting…Details
Presented by SAGE (Society for the Advancement of Gerontological Environments), this award provides a full Environments for Aging Conference experience to a first-time attendee with no more than five years’ experience in the senior-living industry.