Chicago House Calls
Walter Netsch designed the house as a showcase for art. The new owners’ revamp spotlights the architecture.
With a view of the city—and Lake Michigan.
They had dreamt of finding a freestanding building with a little outdoor space and space to grow into: a tall order in the neighborhood, but not impossible.
The architect saw the unique site as an opportunity.
It took the couple, co-founders of Moss Design in Chicago, two years to find the right building for the home and office they envisioned.
When asked about the style of her Hyde Park apartment, artist Laura Letinsky says it represents "lots of desires with limited means."
Interior designer Erica Lugbill showcases her earthy flair through her own personal residence.
The couple's decor is clean and consistent, making statements with art, objects, and furniture in their 112-year-old home.
Most people envision having a home where friends and family can gather, and that’s true for Blair Dawson and Bob Adolfson and their Lincoln Park home. In fact one of the couple’s first gatherings was a big one: they had their wedding reception there.
How one recent transplant has learned to live comfortably in a 300-square-foot space
While many are moving into Chicago’s rapidly developing West Loop neighborhood, long-time residents Chad and Kristen saw the boom as a chance to trade in their old loft and buy the single-family home that they had always wanted.
Penny and Bruce honored architect Frederick Schock’s original design, but have made the space their own
After many coats of paint and a few roommates later, Eli’s self-described artist commune is a fun and colorful space with an inviting, in not eccentric, atmosphere and a constantly changing collection of young creatives.
Both artists, Sara and Anne's eclectic style and self-declared love of plants is evident in the warm and sunny space they have created for themselves and their two cats, Bill and Louis.
Cool colors and unique pieces complement the original plaster molding and spacious layout and several chandeliers give the apartment the glamorous feel this homeowner sought to create.
This vintage two-flat provides both the space and the quiet needed for Chris and Dondee, both part-time students with full-time jobs, to study and relax after a hard day’s work.
The building at 1611 W Division, the first of many Transit-Oriented Developments (TODs) built within the last few years, fulfilled all of the requirements Catrina was looking for in a fresh start in the city’s East Village neighborhood.
Since Nick and Lucas purchased their condo, they’ve transformed the two-bedroom duplex from a vacant property into a bright and welcoming home perfect for entertaining friends and family.
Eve had planned everything out when she moved into this two bedroom, two bathroom in the Fulton River District. A self-described high-rise girl, her 15th floor unit in the Echelon at K Station has everything she was looking for in an apartment.
Fans of the hit television series Chicago Fire may recognize the loft from the show's first season.