D209 Board Chooses Perkins+Will for Architectural Plan
Architecture / Education

D209 Board Chooses Perkins+Will for Architectural Plan

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 || By Thomas Vogel for Forest Park Review || @maywoodnews The Proviso District 209 Board of Education, on March 14, approved the architectural firm Perkins+Will as its top choice to draft a master facilities plan for the three-school system. With D209 Supt. Jesse Rodriguez set to begin negotiations on an agreement … Continue reading

District 209 to Undertake Master Facilities Plan, Will Select an Architect Soon
Architecture / Education

District 209 to Undertake Master Facilities Plan, Will Select an Architect Soon

The image of Proviso East High School as it appears on a postcard published by Al’s Service | cardcow.com  Tuesday, March 7, 2017 || By Thomas Vogel for Forest Park Review || @maywoodnews The Proviso School District 209 Board of Education will select an architecture firm at its March 14 meeting to draft a “Master … Continue reading

Residents Outraged Over Proposed Landmark Removal Ordinance
Architecture / Economic Development / Government / Maywood Politics

Residents Outraged Over Proposed Landmark Removal Ordinance

Maywood Home for Soldiers’ Widows | Landmarks Illinois  Friday, October 21, 2016 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews An attempt by several Maywood trustees to change the village’s local landmark designation process has generated backlash among their board colleagues and community members. During an Oct. 12 Legal, License and Ordinance Committee (LLOC) meeting, Trustees Ron … Continue reading

How Prefab Homes Built in Maywood and Melrose Park Influenced Chicago’s Marina City
Architecture / Housing / Reading from Around the Web

How Prefab Homes Built in Maywood and Melrose Park Influenced Chicago’s Marina City

Photos of Standard Houses (insets) built by architect Bertrand Goldberg in Melrose Park. The homes, which were also sold in Maywood and other suburbs across the country, inspired the design of Goldberg’s most famous work — Marina City in Chicago (also below). | Wikipedia || Further below, a Standard House under construction in Maywood. House … Continue reading

Two Maywood Architectural Gems Are Now Local Landmarks
Architecture / Arts & Culture / Community Development / Economic Development / Government / History

Two Maywood Architectural Gems Are Now Local Landmarks

The Maywood Soldiers Widows Home, 224 N. 1st Ave., which was recently granted local landmark status along with the George F. Stahmer House, 704 N. 4th Ave, below. | Courtesy Trustee Michael Rogers and prairiestyle.com  Thursday, August 4, 2016 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || @village_free   Victoria Haas, the vice chairman of the Maywood Historic … Continue reading