Articles by Jack Crawford

Obama Presidential Center. Rendering by Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects

Photos Show Site Prep for Obama Presidential Center in Hyde Park

Site prep can be seen progressing for the Obama Presidential Center, a three-building masterplan by The Obama Foundation now underway in Hyde Park. The project will occupy a portion of Jackson Park’s western edge, and will be oriented around a central plaza space that will accommodate planned events and public artwork. Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects and Interactive Design Architects will serve are the architects involved in the building design, while Michael van Valkenburgh Associates, Site Design Group, and Living Habitats have overseen the landscape architecture.

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1877 N Halsted Street

Construction for 1877 N Halsted Street Wraps up in Lincoln Park

Construction is approaching completion for a new four-story residential building at Lincoln Park‘s 1877 N Halsted Street. A development by Tom Gibbons, the multi-family project will yield a total of 12 dwellings, a basement floor, indoor parking, and deck space on the second and rooftop levels. The new construction is replacing a one-story masonry commercial building and an adjacent vacant lot.

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