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5 Big Impact Tips For Your Small Kitchen

Written by: - August 3, 2015

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While the kitchen is arguably the most important room in the home, most owners living in small spaces can’t usually justify a large-scale project for the kitchen of their dreams. Instead of dealing with the stress of a major renovation, there are many alternative ways to create meaningful design to enhance the space. These five […]

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Bungalow Award Deadline Approaches?Many Loans & Grants Available for Renovations

Written by: - August 3, 2009

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3 August 2009 ? The deadline to nominate your Chicago Bungalow for the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Bungalow Award is August 28, 2009. This recognition is part of the Chicago Historic Bungalow initiative started in 2000 by Mayor Daley. The objective is to preserve Chicago?s most distinctive style of architecture while maintaining affordability. The program […]

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Paying For Green – Part 3 of Our Going Green Series

Written by: - May 8, 2009

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Paying For Green – Part 3 of Our Going Green Series

I’m going to assume that the family interested in going green does not have the cash available to pay for all the costs of an energy efficiency renovation all at once. You don?t want to use a credit card to finance the purchase, as the interest that you would pay makes the entire process much more costly than needed. So where can you turn?

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My Favorite Building: The Montgomery (500 W. Superior)

Written by: - February 26, 2009

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My Favorite Building: The Montgomery (500 W. Superior)

Of the thousand’s of buildings in Chicago, I’d like to single out The Montgomery as one of my favorite buildings.  The once corporate headquarters for Montgomery Wards Catalog Company is now a 28-story, 245-unit residential tower in Chicago’s emerging and posh River North neighborhood. An Icon of Modernism Montgomery Wards Company originally built their 26 […]

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