The Pomeroy Apartments

Chicago Housing Authority
105 Units, 10 Stories
5650 N. Kenmore
Chicago, Illinois

The Pomeroy, a beautiful vintage limestone and masonry building, located in the north side historic Bryn Mawr district, will be renovated as part of the CHA´s Plan for Transformation. The flagship senior living center will offer premier affordable apartments to active adults age 62 and older. Among the design goals for this site are a strong residential character with an integral connection to its neighborhood, dwelling layouts that provide maximum accessibility and efficiency, common areas and activity focal points that take advantage of the site´s lakefront setting, and the extensive use of day-lighting to the interiors. In addition to the residences, the renovation will provide a recreation center, library and management offices, landscaped courtyard, rooftop terrace with garden plots for the residents, and new entrance at Kenmore Avenue. Constructed in 1921, this 9-story reinforced concrete structure sat vacant for six years before work began in 2010, and is slated for occupancy in the fall of 2011.