NEWS, ARTICLES & SPEECHES

The 2014 Driehaus Foundation Awards for Architectural Excellence in Community Design

On February 20, 2014, over 1,500 people celebrated The Power of Neighborhoods at the 20th Annual Chicago Neighborhood Development Awards. The event honored the achievements of 10 awardees, including the recipients of the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Award for Architectural Excellence in Community Design.


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2007 Driehaus Foundation Award-Winning Artist Featured in Solo Exhibition

Judy Ledgerwood, a Chicago-based painter and educator,  was the recipient of The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Individual Artist Award in 2007. Her a solo exhibition at The Graham Foundation, titled Chromatic Patterns for the Graham Foundation, is on view through April 5, 2014.The site specific installation has transformed the ...

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Richard H. Driehaus Honored by Bungalow Association

On December 5, 2013, The Historic Chicago Bungalow Association honored Richard H. Driehaus as the first ever recipient of their Angel Guild Award. The award honors an individual who has helped preserve Chicago's bungalow housing stock. The bungalow was one of the most popular housing styles in the city ...

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2013 Richard H. Driehaus Landmarks Preservation Awards

On Saturday October 26, Landmarks Illinois and The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation convened with preservationists from across the state to honor this year’s best historic preservation efforts. The awards honor individuals and organizations whose works demonstrate a commitment to historic preservation ...

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Driehaus Foundation Hosts Session at 2013 Grantmakers in the Arts Conference

In early October, Sunny, Peter and Rich attended the annual Grantmakers in the Arts conference in Philadelphia. Peter hosted a workshop called “Human Centered Design 101” a participatory session in which arts funders explored how design can help solve problems they and their grant recipients encounter, particularly in urban settings ...

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New MacArthur Fund and Small Theater and Dance Fund Deadlines for 2014 Announced

New deadlines have been set for the MacArthur Fund for Arts & Culture and the Small Theater and Dance funding program at the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation in 2014. For the MacArthur Fund proposals from performing arts organizations (music, theater and dance groups) are due 5 p.m. on January 8 ...

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Driehaus Award recipient, The Inspiration Kitchens wins 2013 Rudy Bruner Award

In 2012, The Inspiration Kitchens was the second place winner of the Richard H. Driehaus Award for Architectural Excellence in Community Design. The project is the flagship program of the Inspiration Corporation which works to provide essential social services to Chicagoans hardest hit by homelessness and poverty. The Inspiration Kitchen ...

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Driehaus-MacArthur Grantees take 94 of 120 Jeff Awards

On June 3, The Joseph Jefferson Awards Committee held their Non-Equity Jeff Awards for excellence in Chicago theatre. Of the 120 awards given, Driehaus-MacArthur grantees took 94 home. Photo of the award ceremony by Johnny Knight.

 

 

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Enterprise Affordable Housing Institute Recognizes Driehaus Architecture Award as "National Model"

From July 23 – 25, architects and developers from around the country gathered in Chicago for the 2013 Affordable Housing Design Leadership Institute. The three day brainstorming and problem-solving event had aspirations beyond the 14 participating case studies; working towards a multiplier effect of improving people’s lives through design. Enterprise ...

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