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Yannell House

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Share this Post Goldberg General Contracting (GGC) is known for its ability to translate unorthodox ideas into beautiful, livable houses, having built the personal residences of several noted Chicago architects. In this case, the builder was asked to pursue its first green project. GGC is also known for not doing anything halfway, so it’s not surprising that the home, designed …

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Builders Choice Merit Award

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Share this Post October 07, 2009 CLAREMONT HOUSE, CHICAGO By Nigel F. Maynard Claremont House, Chicago One could argue that some of the most dynamic design work today is taking place in urban areas, where architects are forced to think creatively. Located on a narrow site, the light-filled Claremont House would make a good case study in that debate. Architect …

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Builders Choice Grand Award

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Share this Post YANNELL HOUSE, CHICAGO Yannell House, Chicago Goldberg General Contracting (GGC) is known for its ability to translate unorthodox ideas into beautiful, livable houses, having built the personal residences of several noted Chicago architects. In this case, the builder was asked to pursue its first green project. GGC is also known for not doing anything halfway, so it’s …

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Claremont House

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Share this Post One could argue that some of the most dynamic design work today is taking place in urban areas, where architects are forced to think creatively. Located on a narrow site, the light-filled Claremont House would make a good case study in that debate. Architect Brad Lynch made efficient use of the narrow city lot by building up, …

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The Wind Up

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Share this Post the wind up by cheryl weber architect: Brininstool + Lynch, Chicago project: Claremont House, Chicago detail: Staircase At its simplest, a stairway is an element that moves people vertically through space, but in architect Brad Lynch’s house, it’s also a means of passive heating and cooling. Oriented east-west on a narrow urban lot, the house is 63 …

Architecture Record
Modern Design in Historic Structures

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Share this Post When architects deploy space, light, and materials to bring modern design into historic structures, the concretized shifts between moments in time can be perceptually arresting. By Suzanne Stephens Most provocative examples of historic preservation make us aware of the past and future as a shifting continuum between moments in time. A magazine that consistently investigates this preservation …

Chicago Home & Garden
Contractor Confidential

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Share this Post CHICAGO HOME + GARDEN Contractor Confidential A nuts-and-bolts guy talks about design trends he likes-and a few he could live without-in kitchens and baths BY BRADLEY LINCOLN Magazine-ready kitchens and bathrooms don’t spring fully formed from an interior designer’s imagination. Or from an architect’s vision, no matter how inspired. It’s a team effort, with a good general …

Architecture Chicago Plus
Sullivan’s Last Testament

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Share this Post THURSDAY, JULY 10, 2008 Louis Sullivan’s last testament Keith Dinehart of Goldberg General Contracting has brought to our attention an extended piece by Joann Gonchar in the July Architectural Record on the restoration and renovation of the 1923 Krause Music Store at 4611 N. Lincoln Ave, in Chicago. The richly ornamented facade was the last commission completed …

Custom Home
Builders View

Share this Post Publication date: July 1, 2008 Diamonds in the Rough What opportunities do you see in the current down market? By Bruce D. Snider It seems like only yesterday that the chief complaint of most custom builders was having too much work. “How’s business where you are?” we would ask our industry contacts. Almost wherever they happened to …

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Lothan Residence

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Share this Post By Lisa Skolnik | Photos by Barbara Karant DeStefano + Partners creates an award winning house in Lincoln Park with a hidden personality. All houses have a personality. Some confront the street head on, with crystal clear windows that invite passers-by to peek in and assess their character. Others shirk from it, hunkered down behind fences, set …

TimeOut
Streetscape

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Share this Post Art & Design Time Out Chicago/Issue 141 : Nov 8-14, 2007 A husband-wife design duo compose a new refrain for Louis Sullivan’s last commission If you’re even marginally conscious of Chicago architecture, you likely know the Krause Music Store building at 4611 North Lincoln Avenue; it’s hard to miss legendary architect Louis Sullivan’s signature foliated terra-cotta facade. …

National Trust
Preservation

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Share this Post Sullivan’s Last Chicago Building Renovated as Offices Story by Margaret Foster / Sept. 24, 2007 Things are looking up for the oeuvre of Louis Sullivan (1856-1924), the architect known as the father of modernism. After three of his buildings were destroyed last year, his last commission, the 1922 Krause Music Store in Chicago, was renovated this year. …

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Chicago Honors

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Share this Post Summary: The commission on Chicago Landmarks announced 21 outstanding projects September 6, including properties designated as Chicago Landmarks and properties within Chicago Landmark Districts. Among the noteworthy improvements were the exterior renovation of the Krause Music Store by McGuire Igleski & Assocs., exterior and interior of the Chicago Board of Trade by the CME Group, stewardship of …