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Room of the Day: A Chicago Living Room Puts Boyishness Behind
"and lots of leather give way to a more sophisticated take on the bachelor pad... owner of this Chicago condo graduated from college several years ago, his furniture... a lot of leather everywhere.” The designer, the owner of Atelier Bea Interiors +... downtown Chicago, to large homes in some of the most wealthy suburbs of Chicago. This... sophistication of the grey elements. Also like the pops of blue in the chair and accessories..."
Houzz Tour: A Soothing Retreat in the Heart of Chicago
"north of Chicago. The husband had a demanding job in the city, so the family decided... about Chicago. Located just off Michigan Avenue in the heart of the Magnificent... examples of gray/white and colors. I love EVERY room of that house, and everything... my cup of tea. The only thing I think I might add is a pop of colour here and there... the pops of color! hi. the design is great Gracias. Gran diseño. How Nice! This is exactly..."
Houzz: Best of Remodeling 2014 - Chicago
My Houzz: Color and Vintage Style Jazz Up Tradition in Chicago
Orange walls and one-of-a-kind artwork enliven a small fixer-upper for a couple in Chicago's Hyde Park
"and one-of-a-kind artwork enliven a small fixer-upper for a couple in Chicago's Hyde... challenge of an early-1900s fixer-upper in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago. The... "It’s kind of a little city within the larger city of Chicago. I love taking walks along... neighborhood of Chicago Size: 850 square feet; 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom... director of Renegade Craft Fair, an annual curated marketplace attended by more than..."
My Houzz: Parisian Flair in Chicago
"traditional Chicago high-rise unit gets a sleek facelift, with top notes of vintage French... a view of either Lake Michigan or the Chicago River. The couple renovated the traditional... neighborhood of Chicago Size: 2,170 square feet; 3 bedrooms; 3 bathrooms That's interesting:... apartment in Chicago. Floor-to-ceiling windows wrap the entire unit, and every room has... pictures of herself and Joung to create oversize photo-strip artwork...."
Houzz Tour: Schoolhouse-Turned-Home in Chicago
A family of seven settles into a dream modern-industrial home that reflects both their green philosophy and their fun, casual lifestyle
"family of seven settles into a dream modern-industrial home that reflects both their... neighborhood of Chicago. Goulette's clients had a specific vision in mind: They wanted a... neighborhood of Chicago Size: 8,500 square feet; 6 bedrooms, 2.5 baths That's interesting:... purchaser of this property probably would've torn down the existing structure. But our... benefits of environmental responsibility and working with what they had — beginning..."
My Houzz: A Chicago Two-Story Circles the Globe
International travelers bunk downstairs, while pieces plucked from around the world grace both levels of this two-unit home
"neighborhood of Chicago Size: Each unit is 1,200 square feet and has 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom... spent much of her 20s and 30s exploring Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Eleven... roots in Chicago and bought a 1906 two-flat: a two-story brick building with separate... with one-of-a-kind pieces. Depke couldn't shake her wanderlust, though, and her family... out most of the year to international and U.S. visitors. Houzz at a Glance Who lives..."
Modern and Traditional Converge on Coveted Chicago Blocks
As newer structures replace old on a pair of desirable streets, architects are challenged with how best to bring in modern styles
"a pair of desirable streets, architects are challenged with how best to bring in modern... blocks of Orchard and Howe streets just south of Armitage Avenue in Chicago's Old... are two of the most desirable residential stretches in the city. Yet as this ideabook... fabric of the area is being annihilated by this desirability, as people are buying... styles out of scale with the charming gable houses from as early as the 19th century...."
Houzz Tour: A New Chapter for a Storied Chicago Building
Al Capone may have once run the joint, but this top-floor unit had lost its character — until an interior designer moved in
"stench of turn-of-the-century downtown Chicago, and later, during World War I, it... moved to Chicago, it was with the intention of settling down. Perhaps it’s appropriate... Capone, one of Chicago’s most notorious Prohibition-era gangsters, used this building as... stripped it of much of its character. Benham’s top-floor unit had been occupied by the... a lot of stories,” Benham says. Louis Sullivan, an architect known as the father..."
My Houzz: Contemporary Split-Level in Chicago
An art-collecting Illinois family transforms their 1950s home, starting with a complete color redesign
"structure of the house. With the help of designer Lynn Hertl of LKH Design, they started... pastel hue of their 1950s split-level home in Chicago. From the exterior trim to the walls... suburb of Chicago Size: 3,500 square feet; 4 bedrooms, 3 baths; 2 half-baths That's... fresh coat of paint and renovated the living room, family room and sunroom, transforming... see pics of the exterior and front entrance.... corner of the living room. We have collected a number of Mark’s impressive pieces..."
City View: Chicago's Contemporary Design Will Blow You Away
Take a whirl through the Windy City's interiors and you might be surprised — they're not all in the conservative camp
"Chicago has a wealth of iconic buildings — there are Frank Lloyd Wright's Robie House... University of Chicago, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s 860-880 Lake Shore Drive and Bertrand... ls in Chicago to find out more about this city's unique design style. "Chicago might... or not Chicago has 100, 183 or 237 neighborhoods, so you can imagine that Chicago... styles, Chicago is at the forefront of forward-thinking design. What’s more, breathtaking..."
Modern Marries Traditional in a Chicago 'Shotgun' Home
Empty nesters enjoy a house that blends gable roofs and oak paneling with stainless steel, open spaces and bright interiors
"the work of the husband and wife architect team of Stuart Cohen and Julie Hacker. Like... homes in Chicago and its environs. While most of these houses have been large manor... architect on Chicago's North Shore, Howard Van Doren Shaw, Cohen and Hacker have built some... home most of the time but can expand when children and others visit. By placing the... One of the things I've always liked about the couple's work is their ability to..."
Regional Modern: Chicago's Take on Contemporary Design
"sampling of some of the Chicago-area residences on Houzz that seem to be born from a... north of Chicago and lived in that city following college, so seeing what makes this... me. Chicago is a place whose architecture, for better or worse, is perceived as... synthesis of these names, particularly Wright and Mies. More regional modern architecture:... is a "Chicago" area home. Plano, Illinois is approximately an hour outside of the..."
Houzz Tour: A Chicago Loft Rises to the Rafters
Voluminous ceilings and immense windows were the starting point for a renovation that takes two old apartments to new heights.
"Dolenc, of the Chicago-based firm jamesthomas, took this idiom to heart in more ways... fantastic view of Chicago.” If you don’t believe him, see for yourself.... advantage of the main room’s 18-foot ceilings. A brick wall between the apartments was... Each of the units also had a roof room and a deck. Once again, the two areas were... during Chicago's harsh winters. This is just beautiful. Now all of a sudden I want..."
Inside Houzz: Ideabooks Propel a Major Chicago Remodel
"felt kind of boring. Although the house had already been remodeled by a previous owner... couple’s Chicago-suburb neighborhood. “It was a very generic house,” acknowledges Jennifer... the idea of remodeling the home went from small talk to reality, her interest in Houzz... Skaggs of Redstart Construction, Jennifer had amassed some 30 ideabooks illustrating... aspect of what she wanted for the home’s redesign. “After” photography by Focus-Pocus..."