Originally Published by AIA/Chicago Architect Magazine: Building A New Way – One Emerging Professional’s Path to Community Development Growing up on Chicago’s West Side, Deon Lucas, AIA, and his mother would hop on the freeway, and from the back seat, he’d get a look at the enormity of Chicago’s building stock. He jokes that at … Continue reading AIA Chicago March/April 2019: Deon Lucas
Originally Published on Patch.com: Entrepreneurs Transform Vacant Englewood Space Business entrepreneurs have created ‘E.G. Woode,’ a multi-business space that will soon open at the corner of 63rd and May. CHICAGO — A long vacant space in the heart of the city’s Englewood neighborhood could soon be the site of thriving businesses and the birth of … Continue reading Patch: Entrepreneurs Transform Vacant Englewood Space
Originally Published by Block Club Chicago: Can E.G. Woode Transform Englewood? South Side Entrepreneurs Unite To Help Black-Owned Businesses Thrive An audacious new project in Englewood may be the key to revitalizing the community. ENGLEWOOD — It’s an unlikely spot for a transformation: a nondescript two-story building at the edge of a quiet Englewood street … Continue reading Block Club Chicago: Can E.G. Woode Transform Englewood?
Originally Published by LISC Chicago: New Co-op Business Development Coming To Englewood Gives Local Entrepreneurs the Power — And Capital — Needed To Thrive A new commercial development underway in Englewood is set to become home to three local businesses — a barber shop, design firm and consignment boutique — thanks to a unique business-real … Continue reading LISC Chicago: New Co-op Business Development Coming To Englewood
Originally Published in South Side Weekly: Best of Englewood 2017 Best Business Collective: E.G. Woode Five new businesses are coming to two locations along the 63rd Street corridor: a design firm, commercial kitchen, urban grill, consignment store, and barbershop and college. The low-profit businesses are held collectively under the new real estate developer E.G. Woode … Continue reading SOUTH SIDE WEEKLY: Best of Englewood 2017