Posts Tagged ‘scattered site’

Tierra Linda, Chicago, IL

Tierra Linda 3-flat on Sawyer Ave near the 606

LBBA has been working with Latin United Community Housing Association (LUCHA) for over 25 years to transform empty lots and rundown buildings into safe, decent housing close to schools, parks, and other services. Together, we have built and renovated over 175 units of affordable housing in Humboldt Park. Tierra Linda, a scattered-site housing project located…

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Tierra Linda Passive House Tour

Guest gathered around the Passive House tour's first speaker Charlene Andreas from LUCHA

Yesterday Eco Achievers hosted a tour of Tierra Linda’s Passive House, the first multi-family Passive House in Illinois! Guests gathered inline outside of the mid-constructed project showing the completed STO Gold coat installation on the exterior sheathing. The tour began with Charlene Andreas, from the project’s developer LUCHA, introducing how the Passive House became a…

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Nelson Mandela Apartments, Chicago, IL

View of Nelson Mandela Apartments from intersection of Franklin and Troy

Nelson Mandela Apartments is a scattered-site, infill affordable housing development for families in Chicago’s West Humboldt Park neighborhood. Located near Bickerdike’s Harold Washington Unity Co-Op and Rosa Parks Apartments, Nelson Mandela Apartments serves as a bridge between these two existing projects and contributes to the ongoing investment in the community. Nelson Mandela Apartments provide 72…

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Gwendolyn Place at Legends South Wins Charles L. Edson Tax Credit Award

Reddish brown brick facade with green window bays of Gwendolyn Place at Legends South

Gwendolyn Place, a mixed-income, mixed-finance affordable housing community located on chicago’s south side has been recognized for excellence by the affordable housing tax credit coalition as part of its 2016 Charles L. Edson Tax Credit awards program. The awards, presented June 8 at a ceremony held on capitol hill with members of congress as invited…

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Gwendolyn Place, Chicago, IL

Gwendolyn Place is the third phase of Legends South, a mixed-income development that replaces the Robert Taylor Homes – formerly the world’s largest public housing development. Gwendolyn Place, an infill, scattered-site project, is one of the most unique and challenging phases so far because it covers multiple properties in the neighborhood. The project’s 14 buildings, 71…

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