2016 July

A Safe Haven 5K RUN! To End Homelessness

By | July 10, 2016 | Community, Staff Happenings | No Comments

ASH 5K1The UrbanWorks team participated in the 6th annual A Safe Haven Foundation’s 5K RUN! To End Homelessness. The race was held in Douglas Park, located in the North Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side of Chicago, and included teams as large as 120 runners and as far away as Boston’s Harvard University.  All proceeds from the event went towards the “mission of A Safe Haven Foundation, one of the nation’s leading non-profit organizations dedicated to transforming lives from homelessness to self-sufficiency with pride and purpose.”

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Trianon Lofts Groundbreaking Ceremony and Press

By | July 21, 2016 | Milestones, Publications, Staff Happenings | No Comments

TrianonGroundbreakUrbanWorks, POAH, and the Joseph J. Duffy Co. held a groundbreaking ceremony for Trianon Lofts on July 21, 2016. This four-story, $12.8 million mixed-use development located in Chicago’s Woodlawn neighborhood, will include 24 market-rate apartments, sitting atop 7,000 square feet of commercial space currently rented out by Lela’s Land of Learning Child Care Center. Above the first floor’s storefront glazing, a subtly patterned rainscreen-clad façade, inspired by the traditional masonry buildings typical of the area, will harmonize with its surroundings while offering a brightly contemporary look for its occupants.

Construction is estimated to be completed in September, 2017.

The project has also been featured in recent articles in Chicago Tribune and DNAinfo.

Vianney Floodas Joins UrbanWorks

By | July 1, 2016 | Staff Happenings | No Comments

VianneyUrbanWorks is pleased to welcome Vianney Floodas, as Business Manager and Development Associate. Vianney brings over 16 years of business management and marketing coordination experience to our firm. She brings a wealth of expertise from the Architecture and Design industry, including organizational management and marketing at local architecture firms and interior design networks. Vianney focuses on improving office work flow while expanding  the firm’s portfolio of public and strategic private business endeavors.

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