Hilliard Homes

Hilliard Homes is a mixed-income development with 188 Senior CHA units in the Near South community.  

Hilliard Towers Apartments includes four residential structures and a community building on the city's Near South Side at the site of the former Raymond Hilliard Center.  It is located across the street from the National Teachers Academy, near McCormick Place and Chinatown.   The 12.5-acre site includes a total of 654 new rental units for seniors and families, all at affordable or income-based rents. 
   
Designed by Bertrand Goldberg (Marina Towers, River City), Hilliard was built in 1966 and placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1999. The $98 million historic preservation of Hilliard began in 2002, and was completed over two phases. Phase I construction and lease-up was completed in 2004, while Phase II construction and lease-up was completed in 2007.

Hilliard recently was awarded the 2007 National Trust/HUD Secretaryês Award for Excellence in Historic Preservation.
Current Status
Hilliard Phase I was completed in 2004, and includes a 22-story family building, a 16-story senior building, and a rehabilitated community building that includes a computer lab, exercise room, management offices, and meeting rooms.   Phase I consists of:
« 82 affordable rental units for seniors
« 94 new CHA rental units for seniors
« 92 affordable rental units for families
« 59 new CHA rental units for families

Hilliard Phase II was completed in 2007, and it also includes one 22-story family building and a 16-story senior building.   Phase II consists of:
« 82 affordable rental units for seniors
« 94 new CHA rental units for seniors
« 93 affordable rental units for families
« 58 new CHA rental units for families


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