Photo round-up: the hearth in WJW projects

As winter temperatures keep us sheltering indoors, there’s nothing like the comfort of settling in by a welcoming fireplace. Here is a selection of hearths found in WJW projects to help usher in a warm and cozy weekend!   Evergreen Place – Chillicothe   Evergreen Senior Living at Parkview Campus   Evergreen Senior Living at…

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Heritage Woods of Newburgh achieves NGBS Certification!

Heritage Woods of Newburgh has earned 2012 National Green Building Standard (NGBS) Bronze Certification! Managed by Gardant Management Solutions and located in Newburgh, Indiana, the three-story development features 120 individual studio and one-bedroom units along with a variety of amenities designed to promote dignity and independence for seniors of all financial means. Its numerous amenities…

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Sneak Peek: Martin Avenue Apartments

As we greet a new year, many seniors in Naperville are also greeting a new home as residents begin to move into Martin Avenue Apartments. The solarium shown here, one of the primary design features of the new building, provides an abundance of natural light even during these winter months when daylight hours are limited,…

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Holiday greetings from WJW

Wrapping up a year that was anything but ordinary, WJW recently gathered virtually one last time in 2020 for our annual holiday party, complete with some special surprise guests! Raising a glass to continued discussions, professional accomplishments, completed projects, and navigating through this year of uncharted territory by working remotely, we reflect on the many…

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Heidi honored at 2020 AIA Chicago Professional Excellence Awards ceremony

The AIA Chicago Annual Meeting & Professional Excellence Awards ceremony honoring Heidi as the 2020 Dubin Family Young Architect Award recipient was held virtually on December 15th. Presented by the association’s foundation, the annual award celebrates excellence in ability and exceptional contributions to Chicago-area architects. Heidi was recognized for her commitment to inclusive, accessible and…

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WJW Book Club: 2020 Reading List

Many things have looked a bit different with the WJW office working remotely through most of 2020, but the WJW Book Club was able to continue on virtually, with the final meeting of the year occurring in December. The group meets over lunch for a discussion of the chosen book, and through shared reading and conversation,…

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Walsh Construction features John M.

Walsh Construction recently featured John M. as part of their weekly newsletter on Broadview Senior Apartments. As Project Architect on this project, John plays a major role in the design of this important facility that will bring much-needed affordable housing to seniors in Broadview. John spoke with Walsh about his background at Auburn University’s Rural…

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Wellness Bags for Hope Manor Apartments

COVID-19 may have prevented an in-person Harvest Celebration at Hope Manor Apartments this year, but members of WJW’s Volunteer Committee were still able to connect with residents by coordinating Wellness gift bags for the Hope Manor community. Liezel, Jacquie, and Connor assembled and delivered the bags on behalf of WJW, which were filled with wellness…

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