CHICAGO A private-public initiative will provide $12 million in financing to help affordable housing owners replace windows in about 2,000 apartments that city officials say are likely contaminated with lead-based paint because of their age.
THE APOSTLE OF REHAB: Proving Preservation’s Power
For John Pritscher, fighting social injustice was not the passing fancy of a young idealist. It was a life-long calling.
Longtime Chicago Housing Commissioner John Markowski recently resigned to become president of Park Bank Initiatives, the community development arm of Park National Bank.
More than 80 affordable housing experts will bring their extensive expertise and knowledge to the table at AHF Live: The 2007 Tax Credit Developers’ Summit, to be held Oct. 24-26 in Chicago.
Near North Shatters Old Images
CHICAGO, ILL. - The Near North Apartments takes a bold stand in a neighborhood once dominated by the infamous Cabrini-Green public housing project.
IALD Board of Directors Nominations Deadline is July 13
Blumenthal, Smith, and del Signore Create Blackbird Lighting Company
Lester Blumenthal and Mark del Signore, former partners of Blumenthal Alternative Wallcovering (now owned by Steelcase), have joined with industrial designer Christopher Smith to form Sheffield, Massachusetts-based Blackbird. For residential and commercial applications, the company's lighting...
Five New Sessions Slated for AHF Live
Affordable housing developers and government agency housing staff will come together for AHF Live: The 2007 Tax Credit Developers’ Summit from Oct. 24 to 26 in Chicago
Chicago—The developers and designers building Aqua, the latest tower at Lakeshore East, a $4 billion city-within-a-city just north of the Loop, spent a lot of time drawing charts and maps of how people might move through the spaces they’re building
Well Under the Wire
Chicago—This summer, workers will finish nearly 1,000 loft condos on this city’s South Side more than three years ahead of schedule.