Orren Pickell Building Group
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For nearly 50 years, Orren Pickell has enjoyed a reputation for excellence as one of Chicago’s best luxury custom home design/build firms. In addition to our design/build team, we offer full-service remodeling, maintenance, and custom cabinetry.

Orren Pickell Design Group – Luxury custom home designs are uniquely tailored to fit each client’s wants and needs. Our President and lead architect, John Forehand, brings experience gained at both Darcy Bonner and Booth Hansen to every new home design and remodeling project.

Orren Pickell Remodeling Group - If you want to upgrade your current home, Orren Pickell Remodeling Group handles whole house remodels, home additions and expansions, kitchen remodels, basement renovations, and other interior remodeling projects.

Orren Pickell Maintenance Group - These experienced professionals are called upon to perform all levels of home repair. From the completion of each “punch-list” item after a new home closes, to an annual preventive maintenance program, their efforts and commitment to our clients keep each custom home in optimum condition inside and out.

From initial architectural concepts through move-in, we provide exceptional service to homeowners and clients in Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana, Michigan and beyond.

Find out why working with a second-generation custom home builder means a better experience from start to finish.

Services Provided
Architectural Design, Architectural Drawings, Basement Design, Bathroom Design, Bathroom Remodeling, Building Design, Custom Homes, Historic Building Conservation, Home Additions, Home Extensions, Home Gym Design & Construction, Home Remodeling, Home Restoration, Home Theater Design, House Plans, Kitchen Design, Kitchen Remodeling, Laundry Room Design, New Home Construction, Space Planning

Areas Served
Bannockburn, Chicago, Deerfield, Evanston, Fort Sheridan, Ft Sheridan, Glencoe, Glenview, Glenview Nas, Golf, Highland Park, Highwood, Kenilworth, Lincolnshire, Lincolnwood, Morton Grove, Niles, Norridge, Northbrook, Northfield, Park Ridge, Riverwoods, Rosemont, Skokie, Wilmette, Winnetka, Buffalo Grove, Elk Grove Village, Lake Forest, Mettawa, Mount Prospect, Vernon Hills, Wheeling, Lake Geneva WI, Harbor Country MI, Hinsdale, Olympia Fields

Certifications and Awards
-Best of Houzz Design Award 2013-2017
Contact: Eric Pickell
Location: 444 Skokie Blvd., Suite 200
Wilmette, IL 60091
Typical Job Costs: $300,000 - 5,000,000
Commented: Great looking walls Hi Mike. Thanks for your question. The Library walls are made of stained Cherry. Please let me know if we can help you with anything else.
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Commented: Can you tell me exterior shutter brand and color Hello, Thank you for your question. The shutters were custom made on site by our carpenters and site finished to match the the stained exterior trim which was also a custom color with a Minwax "R...
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Commented: what brand of roofing shingles were used? Specific color and type? Hello, thank you for the question. The roofing material is a slate roof, 12" tiles, 1/4"-3/8" thick, random width, 60% weathered gray green and 40% Vermont purple. Hope this helps!
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Commented: What type if refrigerator is this? Is it counter depth? Thanks for your question. That's a Sub-Zero counter depth refrigerator.
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Commented: flooring brand and style name? Hello, thank you for your question. The floors are Carlisle Solid 11" Eastern White Pine with a Sturbridge Brown Matte Finish.
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Commented: What material is the accent wall above the sinks? Thanks for your interest. The tile featurd behind vanity is 12'x12' sheets of Statuary Split Face stacked which runs from floor to ceiling.
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