On May 9th, 2019, the 2019 Chicago Neighborhood Development Awards (CNDA) honored those who have made a difference in Chicago neighborhoods in 2018. This year marked the 25th CNDA, and the architects Landon Bone Baker Architects received the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Award for Architectural Excellence in Community Design for the Carling Hotel, a project MacRostie Historic Advisors consulted on. The award celebrates thoughtful and successful design for low- to moderate- income populations that addresses a neighborhood need while remaining sensitive to the character and context of the surrounding built environment.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) today announced Chicago’s Rosenwald Courts Apartments project, once home to record producer Quincy Jones, boxer Joe Louis, and Olympian Jesse Owens, as the recipient of the 2018 ACHP/HUD Secretary’s Award for Excellence in Historic Preservation.
Housing affordability is a problem across the country. In fact, one National Low-Income Housing Coalition study found that in 2017 there was no state that is untouched by this issue.
Yesterday in Boston, the National Housing & Rehabilitation Association (NH&RA) presented nine prestigious “Timmy” Awards. This is the 11th year of the program that honors the memory of Boston architect, educator and preservation advocate, Timothy J. Anderson and acknowledges outstanding real estate projects that transform older, historic buildings into new uses with historic tax credits.
MHA Midwest was part of a project team honored on September 28th, 2016 at Mercy Housing Lakefront’s Moving Forward Together dinner for our work on The Lofts on Arthington in Chicago. MHA Midwest along with our fellow project partners accepted the 2016 Wintrust Partners in Innovation Award, given by Wintrust Ventures to community leaders and organizations that are catalysts for change.
Dominium was named a winner of the Novogradac Journal of Tax Credits 2016 Rehabilitation Awards, which will be presented at the Novogradac 2016 Historic Tax Credit Conference in Cleveland. The Historic Rehabilitation Awards were awarded to development teams for developing outstanding properties using the historic tax credit (HTC).
In Buffalo, New York, there is a great architectural legacy forged by two centuries of commerce and some of the countries finest examples of architectural style from the Louis Sullivan Guaranty Building to the Art Deco Buffalo City Hall. Because the city has retained a large number of its historic buildings, there are many opportunities for historic rehabilitation projects utilizing federal and state historic tax credits.
On Tuesday, May 3rd, Wisconsin Redevelopment, LLC was awarded the Progress Lakeshore Neighborhood Development Award for their $8.2 million rehabilitation of Mirro Aluminum Company Plant #3 in Manitowoc, Wisconsin.
Congratulations are in order for two of our MHA Midwest projects, Infinite Chicago and the Hampton Inn at the Chicago Motor Club, on their wins this past week at the 10th Annual NH&RA J. Timothy Anderson Awards for Historic Rehabilitation.