The Shou Sugi Ban Charred Timber House is our latest renovation and preservation of an 1880s era building in River West. We’re preserving and adding new life to a building that could have been torn down.
Once housing horses, carriages, and their respective staff, coach houses are now often used as apartments. Still seen all around Chicago, here’s why they’re important.
The residential hotel was a staple of Chicago’s housing past. The rise and fall … and rise of this high rise home type.
The Chicago Fire Cottage s were built from $100 kits, and originally featured pretty much just exterior walls and a roof. This one still stands today.
Chicago is home to 80,000 bungalows, which define the so called “Bungalow Belt,” constructed between the 1910’s and 1930. Here’s what defines this classic Chicago Building Type.
The Greystone is one of Chicago’s most lovely building types. Learn how Chicago created this classic urban residential form.
Did you “get away” this weekend? Labor day weekend is traditionally celebrated outside – whether it be grilling in the back yard, picnicking in a city park, heading for a lakefront cabin in one of our neighbor states or aiming for a little slice of America’s wilderness preserved in our state and national parks and…