Services: Architecture, Interior Architecture, Planning, Sustainable Design
Number of Units: 51 Residential Apartments | 27 Family and 24 Single Room Units
Funding: Funding DOH, LIHTC, FHLB, HUD SHP, ICECF, DCEO
Sustainability: LEED Certified
Awards: Wentworth Commons has won 12 design awards, including Mayor Daley's Green Works Award
Kudos: “The crowning touch, literally, comes on the roof. Instead of concealing the solar panels and their supporting steel trusses, King revealed them and arranged them to compliment the buildings architecture. Set along the perimeter, their raking diagonal profile endows the four-story building with a strong rhythmic top and subtly suggests a roof gable, as if to say ‘Home, Sweet Energy Saving, Home.’” -Green Revolution Comes to Inner City, Blair Kamin, Chicago Tribune
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"Our buildings not only have to be sustainable from a design perspective, but from an efficiency perspective as well."Cindy M. Holler, Former President, Mercy Housing Lakefront
June 13, 2017 - HED was recently recognized by CORP! Magazine as a Michigan Economic Bright Spot Award Winner. The annual ranking celebrates companies that achieved economic growth, expansion and hiring within the state of Michigan. Learn more about the 2017 winners at Corp! Magazine's website.
June 7, 2017 - Harley Ellis Devereaux (HED) has been named one of Chicago's 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® for 2017. The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For competition identifies and honors organizations that display a commitment to excellence in their human resource practices and employee enrichment. An independent research firm evaluates each company’s entry based on key... more
June 1, 2017 - HED has been ranked No. 47 on the ENR Midwest Top Design Firm list for 2017. The ENR Midwest Top Design Firms list, ranks the largest U.S.-based designs firms, both publicly and privately held, based on design-specific revenue. See the full ENR Midwest Top Design Firm list on ENR's website.