Portfolio Category: Ideas

Kedzie Firehouse

The West Humboldt Park Development Council (WHPDC) will be purchasing from the City of Chicago an abandoned firehouse property adjacent to Kells Park, a neighborhood park managed by the Chicago Park District (CPD). It is the intent of the WHPDC to restore and rehabilitate the firehouse building and repurpose it for use as a CPD…
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Pullman Artspace

When Chicago’s historic Pullman neighborhood received National Landmark status in 2015, Pullman Artspace, LLC, in partnership with the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation, sponsored a phased competition for the design of an artist’s live/work space incorporating new construction connecting two original Pullman buildings located at either end of an otherwise empty block. HPZS, as part of…
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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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