Focal Point Announces Project Team

Lawndale News Chicago's Bilingual Newspaper - BusinessFocal Point is proud to announce their outstanding team of partners who are helping to make the vision of Focal Point a reality: development partner Jones Lang LaSalle, architects HDR Architecture and market research consultants August Partners.

“This world class team will make the vision for the Focal Point community campus a reality –providing a central gathering place to promote well-being on the West and Southwest Sides of Chicago,” said President and CEO of the non-profit Chicago Southwest Development Corporation which conceived Focal Point Guy A. Medaglia.

From North Lawndale to Little Village to Back of the Yards, there is no central gathering place where residents can come to meet all of their needs until now –with Focal Point. “With its innovative approach to community development, Focal Point is a true game-changer,” said Joseph Caprile, a Jones Lang LaSalle Senior Vice President.

The visionary research-based design for Focal Point was developed by HDR Architecture and has already garnered national acclaim from the American Institute of Architects Academy of Architecture for Health (AIA/AAH) receiving a 2013 National Design Award in the Master Planning Urban Design for Healthcare Settings category.

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