Rosa Parks Apartments / Landon Bone Baker Architects

Rosa Parks Apartments / Landon Bone Baker Architects

© Andreas Larsson© Andreas Larsson+ 5

Text description provided by the architects. Rosa Parks Apartments consists of the development of 94 affordable rental apartments in 8 buildings scattered across 21 city lots in the West Humboldt Park neighborhood of Chicago. In order to achieve an economy of scale and affordability, the buildings vary from 6 to 27 units and are all a variation on a theme of the same modular facade. Only 2 types of windows are used throughout the development, and scattered 1 and 2-story colored bays project from the front and rear of the buildings—adding definition to their facades.

© Andreas Larsson
© Andreas Larsson

All of the buildings are built of 8” thick precast concrete walls with engineering wood trusses at floors and roof. Thin brick is cast into the precast at the street facades. At the sides and rear of the buildings the precast was formed with a brick pattern liner and painted. 6 of the 8 buildings are 3 stories tall, and the remaining 2 are 4-story elevator buildings. 20% of the apartments provided are fully accessible or adaptable.

All the buildings in this development have gone through the City of Chicago Green Permit process. The largest building (27 Units) is LEED Gold Certified.

© Andreas Larsson
© Andreas Larsson

Project gallery

See allShow less

Project location

Address:Chicago, IL, USA

Click to open map
Location to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address.
About this office
Cite: "Rosa Parks Apartments / Landon Bone Baker Architects" 05 Aug 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/156529/rosa-parks-apartments-landon-bone-baker-architects> ISSN 0719-8884
Read comments
Read comments
© Andreas Larsson

罗莎·帕克斯公寓 / Landon Bone Baker Architects

You've started following your first account!

Did you know?

You'll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.