Neighborhood Church To Become Offices and Homes
Nov18

Neighborhood Church To Become Offices and Homes

We’ve seen plenty of Chicago houses of worship transformed into housing in the last 20 years.  What’s proposed for 4601 South Ellis in Kenwood has a twist — offices. 4601 South Ellis (via Apple Maps) Saint James United Methodist Church moved out of its marvelous house of worship in 2010, and now an application has been filed with the city to give it a new life.  Fortunately, like most Chicago buildings that go...

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JGMA Gives Kenwood’s Ancona School an Auditorium Makeover
Jun06

JGMA Gives Kenwood’s Ancona School an Auditorium Makeover

The students at the Ancona School in Kenwood have a new recreational facility, thanks in part to JGMA. The Loop architecture firm sent over some photos showing off its renovation of the private elementary school’s auditorium, completed last year. The project started with an empty 35×65-foot box, and was transformed into a dynamic multi-function space through the use of color, and beams of varying lengths added along the...

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