Chicago Alderman Gets Green in NWI

Chicago Alderman Gets Green in NWI

May 24, 2009 12:00 am  •  Rob Earnshaw Times Correspondent Original: Northwest Indiana Times Chicago 1st Ward Alderman Manuel “Manny” Flores has a goal to make his city “greener.” What better way for Flores to accomplish his mission than by...
Burns Harbor Proud of Town’s Services

Burns Harbor Proud of Town’s Services

Original: Northwest Indiana Times May 19, 2013 12:00 am  •  Jeff Freeze There are good things happening in Northwest Indiana, some which are happening right here in Burns Harbor. From a town government perspective, we have implemented advanced life support ambulance...
Burns Harbor Home Wins National Award

Burns Harbor Home Wins National Award

January 20, 2011 12:00 am  •  By Times Staff BURNS HARBOR | A Burns Harbor home has been honored with a 2010 Livable Communities Award from AARP and the National Association of Homebuilders. The award honors builders, developers, remodelers and architects whose work...
The Village History from 1996 through 2011

The Village History from 1996 through 2011

When this project was started in 1996, the Developer took the planners to his childhood home in Gary, Indiana. Everything from house-plans to lot and alley widths were recorded and reproduced. It took 21 variances to the subdivision ordinance to accomplish the feat....
Village Expansion 2011-Present

Village Expansion 2011-Present

Being green is easy for residents living in In Good Company’s “Traditions” 75-apartment community, the first apartment community in Indiana certified “green” by the National Association of Home Builders.            ...
The GEM – NAHB’s Greenest Home in Indiana

The GEM – NAHB’s Greenest Home in Indiana

Built by Treasure Homes, Inc., The Gem features a superior level of energy efficiency at an affordable price by using a sealed, insulated, and conditioned building system. The performance level of this Energy 5 Star Plus home has been verified by a third party through...
The Marina

The Marina

 An original Signature Series Homes is a magnificent two-story home with plenty of space for living and entertainment. Home allows for three bedrooms, with space for an additional bedroom or bonus room. Main floor features large kitchen, dining, and living areas that...
Green Gestalt: a Rice Krispy bar for a driveway??

Green Gestalt: a Rice Krispy bar for a driveway??

Pervious concrete pavement is a unique and effective means to address important environmental issues and support green, sustainable  growth. By capturing stormwater and allowing it to seep into the ground, porous concrete is instrumental in recharging groundwater,...