Hamill Family Nature Plaza

Hamill Family Nature Plaza

The creation of the Hamill Family Nature Plaza involved the demolition of the existing Baboon Island exhibit and construction of a new permanent, open-air Learning Pavilion surrounded by landscape gardens, prairie pathways, storage/support space and hardscape plazas....Read More
Farm on Ogden

Farm on Ogden

Located in the North Lawndale neighborhood of Chicago, the Farm on Ogden is a joint project of the Chicago Botanic Garden’s Windy City Harvest and Lawndale Christian Health Center. Together, these groups looked to develop facilities that would serve a struggling...Read More
Arts + Recreation Center at Ellis Park

Arts + Recreation Center at Ellis Park

The Arts and Recreation Center located in Chicago’s South Side was designed to respond to its context.  Sited at the north terminus of Ellis Park, the structure is on axis with South Vincennes Avenue, which directly connects the residential areas to the north and...Read More
Homan Square Community Center

Homan Square Community Center

Real estate developer Charles Shaw spent several years transforming the original Sears, Roebuck & Co. headquarters site on Chicago’s West Side into a new residential community for lower and middle income Chicagoans. Shaw recognized the need for a community center...Read More
PrivateBank Theatre

PrivateBank Theatre

A theater operator, developer, and hotelier sought to renovate the Shubert (now PrivateBank) Theatre and convert the Majestic office building above into a new Hampton Inn Hotel. A defining element of the renovation was the discovery and restoration of details obscured...Read More

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