Service provider expands housing for homeless women.
Providing long-term sustainability and supportive housing for women facing homelessness in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood.
38 affordable studio apartments and a 50-bed interim housing shelter.
36,000 square-foot six-story building.
Located within two blocks of the Sarah’s Circle Daytime Supportive Services Headquarters.
Building amenities include a large community room for resident and community programming, a full-service kitchen and dining hall, and an outdoor patio—plus case management facilities and a computer lab.
Located in a historic residential neighborhood, near Lake Michigan, the building design is modern, while incorporating design elements of the 1914 building that was on the site, including original terra cotta features.
Easily accessible through public transportation, being within walking distance of several bus stops and two metro stations.
Near parks and recreation, including Lincoln Park, Lake Michigan, and the Chicago Lakefront Trail.
The property is by owned Sarah’s Circle and the project was largely funded by a donor, and organization also received $ TIF Funding. The architect is Perkins+Will. The general contractor is Skender.