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  • 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

  • From Jailhouse to Supportive Housing

    John Fallon spent years trying to help a homeless man whom we’ll call patient R, a paranoid schizophrenic and alcoholic who spent 21 years on the streets, in emergency rooms, and in the jails in and around Chicago.

  • The Power of Multiplication

    Chicago— In the world of neighborhood development, local officials have come up with dozens of ploys to make each dollar in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds they receive worth more than a dollar.

  • Vista, Acuity, Horton Lees Brogden

    Jim Fowler has been appointed vice president, general manager of

  • Studley Office, Chicago

    the interplay of light and primary colors, with simple geometric architectural forms, defines the 15,000-square-foot office of Julien J. Studley, a commercial real estate firm in Chicago.

  • New Metal Crafts Celebrates 75 Years

    , maker and restorer of chandeliers, celebrated 75 years in business with an open house at its newly remodeled showrooms in Chicago and held a silent auction of a nineteenth-century French brass and crystal chandelier to benefit the Design Industries Foundation Fighting Aids. Founded by Armin...

  • Advance Transformer Turns 60

    is celebrating its 60th Anniversary in 2005. The Illinois-based company manufactured the first fluorescent lamp ballast bearing the Advance name in 1945. The company will commemorate its anniversary milestone with a variety of activities throughout the year.

  • Good Design Awards Results Are In

    Results are in for the Good Design Awards from the Chicago Athenaeum, the Museum of Architecture and Design. Established in 1950 by Museum of Modern Art curator Edgar J. Kaufmann Jr., the program honors designers and manufacturers for 'new and innovative product concepts and originality, and for...

  • Leviton Acquires Fiber Connect

    New York-based electrical and electronic wiring devices manufacturer