Booth Hansen

Second Phase of The Sally Begins Cladding in Uptown

The mixed-use development at 1131-1135 W Winona Street in Uptown, known as ‘The Sally,’ is progressing with construction already completed for 1135 W Winona Street and facade work underway for 1131 W Winona Street. Developed by Cedar St. Companies, The Sally comprises two five-story buildings, collectively offering 180 units ranging in size from studios to two-bedroom configurations, including 37 affordable residences. This complex represents the second phase of ‘The Draper,’ the initial phase of which houses 342 units and is located just south at 5050 N Broadway.

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UIC Computer Design Research and Learning Center

UIC Computer Design and Research Center Wraps Up Final Exterior Touches in Little Italy

The University of Illinois Chicago (UIC) is nearing the completion of its new Computer Design Research and Learning Center, located at 900 W Taylor Street in the Little Italy neighborhood. The center, a 135,000-square-foot facility, is designed to support UIC’s computer science education and research. This five-story building is an addition to the existing Science and Engineering Labs building, connecting old and new architectural elements.

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Larry Booth.

Interview: Inside The Architectural Mind of Larry Booth

YIMBY recently spoke with Larry Booth, a founding member of the Chicago Seven and principal at Booth Hansen, about his latest book, “Modern Beyond Style and the Pursuit of Beauty.” With a career spanning decades, Booth has significantly influenced both Chicago’s architecture and the wider field. In the following interview, he discusses insights from his new book and reflects on key milestones and challenges that have shaped his work

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