CPL and CHA reveal winners of co-located library/housing design competition

March 17, 2017 01:51 PM

Press contacts:
Office of Communications – Chicago Housing Authority
Molly Sullivan: (312) 786-3344; msullivan@thecha.org
Matthew Aguilar: (312) 935-2646; maguilar@thecha.org

Chicago Public Library (CPL) and Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) will announce the selection of the three architecture firms that will work with the Irving Park, West Ridge and near West Side communities to design co-located housing and library developments. Chicago is one of the first cities in the country to develop co-located housing and libraries.

Who: David Reifman, Commissioner of Department of Planning and Development
Brian Bannon, Chicago Public Library Commissioner
Eugene Jones, Jr., Chicago Housing Authority CEO
Representatives from winning Chicago design firms
Aldermen representing each of the communities

What: Press event to announce the winners of design competition for three CHA/CPL co-located developments

Where: Chicago Public Library Chinatown Branch, 2100 S Wentworth, Chicago, IL

When: Sunday, March 19 at 12 noon

Why: To make the public aware of the winners of the design competition and highlight the successful interagency partnership.

If possible, please RSVP to the CHA’s Office of Communications: Molly Sullivan: (312) 786-3344; msullivan@thecha.org; Matthew Aguilar: (312) 935-2646; maguilar@thecha.org