18 results for “chicago public library”
CRE N Illinois

ULI Chicago names nine winners at 2019 Vision Awards

Six projects, two programs and one young visionary were announced as winners at the 8th annual Urban Land Institute Chicago Vision Awards. The Vision Awards honor projects and programs that reflect creative development practices, inventive partnerships, sharing of resources, imaginative problem solving and visionary ideas contributing to th…

CRE N Illinois

CRE Future Leaders: Danielle Tillman

As part of our series, CRE Future Leaders, we caught up with Danielle Tillman, managing director at Chicago-based architecture firm bKL Architecture. Her vast design portfolio of education and institutional projects includes the renovation of the Whitney Young Library, Wolf Point West, GEMS World Academy and numerous Chicago Public Schools …

CRE N Illinois

Independence Branch library opens in Chicago’s Irving Park neighborhood

Evergreen Real Estate Group recently celebrated the grand opening of the Independence Branch Library in Chicago’s Irving Park neighborhood. Located at 4024 N. Elston Avenue, the branch is one of two co-located library/senior housing developments that Evergreen is building in partnership with the city of Chicago, Chicago Housing Authority (C…

CRE N Illinois

bKL Architecture promotes Danielle Tillman to managing director

Chicago-based architecture firm bKL Architecture has promoted Danielle Tillman to managing director. In her new position, Tillman will continue to work closely with bKL founding principal, Thomas Kerwin, on the firm’s strategic direction and in leading creative design projects that respond to the needs of clients, users and surrounding communities.

CRE N Illinois

Suburban Chicago high school undergoes massive transformation

Wight & Company recently celebrated the completion of a large-scale, multi-phase replacement project on the main campus of New Trier High School District 203 in Chicago’s northern suburbs. The new structure replaces three aging and inefficient buildings that had been added over the years to meet the needs of the 117-year-old district, which…

Office N Illinois

Transwestern’s Eric Myers reveals what it’s like to lease Chicago’s historic, longest-standing high rise

| Sara Freund

Before The Rookery building housed offices and retail shops under its stunning skylight roof, it was home to the water works facility that managed the South Loop. Then it was Chicago's first public library, although now bookshelves are only found on the rarely open Burnham Library of the eleventh floor. City Hall even occupied the space for…

Retail v Wisconsin

Building a downtown heart in a Milwaukee suburb

| Dan Rafter

Like many suburbs the city of Oak Creek in Wisconsin is missing one thing: a walkable downtown. And today, that's a negative. Companies look for pedestrian-friendly downtowns when deciding where they'll move. Families do the same. That's why the new Drexel Town Square mixed-use development is so important to this Milwaukee suburb.