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Wicker Park Residence

This Wicker Park property consists of two buildings, an Italianate mansion (1879) and a Second Empire coach house (1893). Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the property has been carefully restored as a single family residence. Exterior work includes new roofs, windows, doors, and porches to complement the historic masonry walls and metal cornices. Inside, historic spaces such as the entry hall and living room were restored while back-of-the house spaces were treated in a more contemporary manner. A new white-painted steel stair connects all four levels of the building, while a new flight of stainless steel extends the historic front stair up to attic level, which now includes sky lit bedrooms and play spaces. The Coach House features parking for three cars on the ground level and a live-work space above, connected by a new spiral stair enclosed in a glass-and-brick addition. Sustainable design strategies include high R-value spray foam insulation, geothermal HVAC systems, and provisions for future solar panels.

Photos (c) Eric Hausman.

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March 26, 2014
Estudio Castaño wrote:
Is the stained glass original? Why does it has the bacardi logo on it?
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There was originally a stained glass window in this opening but it was too badly damaged to be reused. The owner commissioned a new design incorporating various family crests and symbols that have meaning for the family.
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Spry Architecture added this to Saving Facades: Modern Gems Merge Old and New
The marriage of the old and the new can be clearly seen here. A decorative wood stair handrail quickly converts into a more modern stainless steel style. The stair leads to an open and sky-lit playroom.

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Isaac Stokes added this to isaac_stokes's ideas
November 12, 2014
custom stairs/stained glass
Karen Velez added this to Karen Velez's Ideas
July 23, 2014
Anne Power added this to poweranne’s ideas
May 12, 2014
The marriage of the old and the new can be clearly seen here. A decorative wood stair handrail quickly converts into a more modern stainless steel style. The stair leads to an open and sky-lit playroom.
Estudio Castaño added this to Stained Glass
March 26, 2014
Bacardi logo?
mklevey added this to Overall
January 7, 2014
Blending of historic staircase and new, modern staircase
Alfred Lance added this to aalancejr's Ideas
December 2, 2013
split wall/tin
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November 4, 2013
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October 26, 2013
curved plaster under stair
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October 3, 2013
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September 26, 2013
spindles and rail awesome
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September 26, 2013
spindles and rail awesome
staceyeee added this to Renovate Repurpose Respect
August 18, 2013
ballsy move and it totally works
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August 1, 2013
interesting chair rail
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July 27, 2013
Love the stained glass window
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July 24, 2013
kimduval1 added this to Archi details- interior
July 22, 2013
stairwell window
Harris Farooq added this to harris_farooq's Ideas
July 21, 2013
Old & new
drainwater added this to drainwater's ideas
July 21, 2013
Hudson house. Transition from old to modern for attack space.
johnohoskins added this to johnohoskins's ideas
July 21, 2013
Excellent idea of marrying old and new architecture
Kara Merideth added this to kara_merideth's ideas
June 15, 2013
Transition from old to the new.
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April 23, 2013
little hallover stairs
marillis added this to marillis's ideas
February 16, 2013
entry floor for arctic
Richard Nespola added this to view comments
February 2, 2013
beautiful stair detail - wall/floor separation truly stunning.
dawnasthang added this to interiors
September 29, 2012
Italianate interior
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September 5, 2012
beautiful staircase, entry floor tile
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