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Open House: Todd and Alvin’s West Andersonville Loft

Open House: Todd and Alvin’s West Andersonville Loft

Todd and Alvin’s first floor loft was featured in the fall 2009 issue of CS Interiors, and I thought you might enjoy my scouting photos. ↔ Rather than opting to buy a neat, cookie-cutter condo, Todd Hilt and Alvin de la Cruz wisely followed their realtor Alley Ballard‘s advice and bought a former woodworker’s shop […]

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Open House: Michael and Evelyn’s “Factory” Home

Open House: Michael and Evelyn’s “Factory” Home

Artist Michael Thompson and his partner, artist and vintage clothing dealer, Evelyn Daitchman, live and breath art, a fact quickly evident upon entering their home, a large loft with soaring ceilings, wall-to-wall windows and the original concrete floors. The space is a near-perfect example of an authentic, old-school Chicago loft (if you threw in a […]

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Open House: Andrew’s West Town Loft

Open House: Andrew’s West Town Loft

When he began searching for a new home two years ago, furniture and lighting designer, Andrew Stansell, faced a difficult task. The independent designer, who is known for his metal Mission-style furniture, needed a home with distinct living and work spaces, and unlike many who can put together a makeshift office with a laptop, a […]

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Open House: Hilary’s Chicago riverfront town home

Open House: Hilary’s Chicago riverfront town home

When Hilary Bailes of Hilary Bailes Design agreed to open her home for us, I was excited for a few reasons:

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