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Open House: Josh Rogers loft featured in Time Out Chicago

Open House: Josh Rogers loft featured in Time Out Chicago

Please check out my latest Time Out Chicago story featuring Josh Rogers very cool Printers Row loft. When Josh moved into the 2000 square foot space, he asked his friend, Agent Gallery‘s Mariano Chavez for help, and the two wound up working night and day incorporating salvaged pieces and constructing custom furniture and lighting. For […]

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Open House: Nicholas and Luka’s Hyde Park Loft

Open House: Nicholas and Luka’s Hyde Park Loft

The freelancer’s life is not for the faint of heart.  Sure, I was bored and dissatisfied with my former career selling wide area network (WAN) routing technology to large corporations with mission-critical applications, but at least I had a steady check, and I paid the bills every two weeks like clockwork.  Now I pay them […]

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Open House: Matt and Sue’s Radical Renegade Craft Condo (Hyde Park)

Open House: Matt and Sue’s Radical Renegade Craft Condo (Hyde Park)

Today’s musical accompaniment is, what else?  Renegade by Chicago’s own Styx.  Click play on the YouTube player on the right-hand sidebar (if you dare). When Sue Daly started the Renegade Craft Festival in 2003, she had little idea the event, which was held in Wicker Park, would one day become a national mecca for the […]

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Open House: George and Sonari’s Southside Bungalow

Open House: George and Sonari’s Southside Bungalow

George and Sonari’s home is nearly indistinguishable from its neighbors. The brick bungalow, which is located on Chicago’s far south side, illustrates the extent to which appearances can be deceiving and offers evidence that if you dig deep enough, there’s a story waiting to be told – an adage which Sonari, a producer for NPR, […]

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