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  • Company Buzz: Nov. 6, 2008

    Artemide sponsors the American debut of Italy's

  • Valerie Jarrett's Struggle

    CHICAGO— For Valerie Jarrett, redeveloping public housing is more than a federal mandate. It's a personal mission to show that an idea championed by her grandfather was right after all.

  • AHF Live to Tackle Industry Challenges

    This year's AHF Live: The Tax Credit Developers' Summit -Nov. 5-7 in Chicago-will tackle many of the affordable housing industry's biggest

  • Who's Better for Housing?

    Barack Obama likes to point out that he began his career as a community organizer. After college, he moved to Chicago and worked with a church-based group to improve conditions in the city's poor neighborhoods.

  • Sylvania, Besa, Permalight, Schuler Shook, and Crestron Moves and Announcements, September 17, 2008

    Sylvania, Besa, Permalight, Schuler Shook, and Crestron

  • REGIONAL NEWS

    CHICAGO Nearly nine years into what was called a 10-year program to transform public housing, this city has completed only 30 percent of the plan’s most ambitious component—tearing down housing projects and replacing them with new neighborhoods with mixed-income populations.

  • Designing for Energy Efficiency

    Energy conservation is finding its way into industry and commerce across America. As more and more businesses and buildings “go green,” companies are looking for ways to reduce energy consumption and the waste produced by daily operations.

  • Firm and Manufacturer Moves

  • MIDWEST

    CHICAGO - Nonprofit developer Lawndale Christian Development Corp. will build the Martin Luther King Jr. Apartments on a vacant two-acre site owned by the city.

  • Lumen, Chicago

    In a quest to create a cutting-edge lounge and bar environment that would incorporate interactive components and digital art to entertain guests, entrepreneurs Jason Freiman, Peter Gogarty, and Nick Podesta combined their business and design talents to open Lumen in downtown Chicago in May 2007.