Inc. was retained by PappaGeorgeHaymes Partners to assist with landscape
architectural services on a major development in an under-served community.
recent opening, the ‘Shops & Lofts at 47’ has been praised as a success for
the Bronzeville neighborhood offering 55,000 square feet of retail space and 96
mixed income housing units. The stakeholders believe the project will serve as
a catalyst to new development in the neighborhood.
elements include parkway plantings featuring canopy tree and
in-ground planters along the building and parking lot periphery, a 29,000
square foot green roof system with sedums and flowering perennials and site
furnishings to compliment this new building.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel said at the 2013
ribbon cutting: “Not only does it look better, it’s exactly the kind of
investment we want to see.”