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Open House: The Family Building; or, Happily Never After?

Open House: The Family Building; or, Happily Never After?

Our mom was nervous when my brother and his wife moved into the building directly across the alley from my 2 flat.  We weren’t close as kids (translation: he thought I was a dork), but we’d spent more time together since he moved to Chicago several years ago, and we discovered that we’re as similar […]

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Rehab and Revamp: Chicago 2-flat

While not a gut rehab, rehabbing this building has consumed the past two years of my life. I’ve learned a lot (about listening to my gut mostly), but it’s coming together, and I have a sense of satisfaction that we brought an old building back to life while (mostly) preserving its floor plan and character. […]

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