Auburn Gresham Healthy Lifestyle Hub Receives Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Award for Architectural Excellence in Community Design

“…it will be open to everyone, and be the symbol of the renaissance of Auburn Gresham and a catalyst for future projects.”

MKB Architects was the first-place recipient of The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Awards for Architectural Excellence in Community Design for the Auburn Gresham Healthy Lifestyle Hub. Partnering with the Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation (GAGDC), the 55,000 SF mixed-use renovation of a formerly vacant furniture showroom and warehouse along Auburn Gresham’s main commercial corridor, 79th Street, has become a celebrated story of resilience and renewed hope.

LISC’s Chicago Neighborhood Development Awards (CNDA) seek to amplify the work of developers, architects, and community-builders in Chicago. We are honored to be selected, and also celebrate the other impactful projects that continue to transform our city.

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