Chicago Mayor Rahm Emmanuel has reshuffled the leadership of agencies responsible for the city’s buildings and construction.
Judy Frydland has been appointed the Department of Buildings commissioner. Meanwhile the outgoing buildings commissioner Felicia Davis has been executive director of the new Public Building Commission, chaired by Emmanuel.
Former PBC executive director Erin Lavin Cabonargi has resigned to become Sterling Bay‘s director of construction.
Previously, as head of the Law Department’s building and license enforcement division, Frydland spent the last 25 years prosecuting Chicago landlords for building, fire and lead paint violations.