Thank you Urban Land Institute of Chicago for recognizing our work! Through creative use of materials, systems, and technology, El Centro has provided students with a world-class educational experience. Furthermore, by revitalizing a large swath of unused industrial land, it is serving as a catalyst for further development in the area.http://chicago.uli.org/…/vision-awar…/vision-awards-winners/
JGMA’s NEIU El Centro is also nominated for the project category. See the announcement here: Urban Land Institute Vision Awards Finalists
The gymnasium has most of the ceiling features framework in place. When complete, the gym will also serve as an auditorium for group events and performances.
JGMA received a RED Award for the School of the Art Institute of Chicago Admissions and Career + Co-op projects. The award was for the best in the Higher Education category, given by the Illinois Chapter of the International Interior Design Association.
JGMA has established the Nohra DeFrancisco Scholarship at NEIU El Centro. It provides the opportunity for an El Centro student to experience the magic of travel. The scholarship is inspired by Nohra DeFrancisco, mother of JGMA founder Juan Moreno, who announced at the CNDA awards that its monetary award from the Richard H Driehaus Foundation would be paid forward to this cause.
"A First Look at the Lathrop Homes Redevelopment Plan"
JGMA, as Design Architect on the transformation of this iconic, historic Chicago development, is featured in the Chicago Tribune and Curbed Chicago. The project will be unveiled this evening to the community.
See the coverage here:
JGMA and Christian Community Health Centers broke ground on two new building additions in South Holland, IL (Sibley Ave.) and Calumet City, IL (Torrence Ave). In attendance were CEO Ken Burnett and CAO Samantha Oliver-Mitchell of CCHC, President Juan Moreno and Vice-President Jason Nuttelman of JGMA, Calumet City alderman Thaddeus Jones and the Village of South Holland's Mayor Don De Graff.
Two related projects for the School of the Art Institute of Chicago have finished construction . JGMA designed new office and public spaces for The Office of Admissions and Student Affairs and the Career+Co-op Center. Although the projects are located in two separate buildings, they share a conceptual approach
JGMA’s Northeastern Illinois University El Centro Campus won the Chicago Building Congress’ 2015 Merit Award for New Construction in Chicago Under $55 Million.