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Photo Tour: Open House at 319 Albany

Photo Tour: Open House at 319 Albany

Sunday’s Open House at 319 Albany offered a tremendous opportunity to meet some of Chicago’s great talents and to see their work in person. What could be a more appropriate image to kick off the photo tour than one of Chicago-based photographer Marc Hauser‘s work? Hauser was selling prints of his work, including beautiful photographs […]

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Design Destination: Farnsworth House in Plano, Illinois

When I was a kid, my dad lived out in the country along the Fox River between Plano and Sandwich, IL (we called it Bologna). Every so often, we’d be driving and dad would alert us that we were approaching the famed glass house; the whole family would crane our necks, expecting to see somebody […]

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Open House: House 5863

In most cases, I like the concept of Bed and Breakfasts a whole lot more than the reality. Sure, it sounds cozy and “real”, the idea of staying in an actual home instead of a sterile hotel, the informal shared breakfasts, meeting new people, helping a real person make their living. But my, admittedly anecdotal, […]

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