Portfolio Tag: Chicago

South Shore Cultural Center

The South Shore Cultural Center, designed by Marshall and Fox Architects, encompasses the building and grounds of the former South Shore Country Club on the shores of Lake Michigan in Chicago’s South Shore neighborhood. Built in 1905, it Historic Places. HPZS is currently designing a restoration of the outdoor theater promenade to include accessible access,…
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Lorraine Hansberry Apartments

The Lorraine Hansberry Apartments is a nine story senior housing facility completed in 1976. The first floor includes offices and common areas, while floors 2 through 9 are comprised of 169 apartments. HPZS initially completed a Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) Green Physical Condition Assessment for this property. Construction documents were subsequently prepared to address electrical,…
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999 North Lake Shore Drive

Designed by architect Benjamin Marshall and completed in 1912, this brick and limestone 10 story, 25 unit cooperatively owned apartment building located in Chicago’s Gold Coast neighborhood has been a prominent part of the Streeterville lakefront for over 100 years. As the building architect, HPZS was contracted to review renovation plans for individual unit owners…
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CHICAGO THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY

The Chicago Theological Seminary, founded in 1855, currently occupies a building complex located on the University of Chicago campus that was constructed in 1928. HPZS was retained to restore the 188-foot high Victor Lawson bell towner, and performed deferred maintenance audits for the entire seminary building complex including the president’s residence and several student residence…
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GOODMAN RESIDENCE

This 15,000 square foot residence, designed by Architect Fritz Foltz (Treat & Foltz) was built for the Goodman family in 1892. The interior finishes represent the best design and materials available through the Goodman family owned lumber business. The structure was adapted for use as a military academy in the 1940’s and was returned to…
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HENRY B. “WIDOW” CLARK HOUSE

The Henry B. “Widow” Clarke House is Chicago’s oldest surviving structure. It is a Greek Revival structure built circa 1836. Around 1871, it was moved from its original location to a lot six miles to the south. In 1977 the City of Chicago purchased it and relocated the house to a site in the Prairie…
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