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Studio Tour: Jay Strommen

Studio Tour: Jay Strommen

Thanks to Dave Hopkins (aka Decorator Dave) for organizing a group to visit his good friend, the very talented¬†artist Jay Strommen‘s nearly 8000 square feet south side loft. A potter and painter, Jay earned a MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and has taught classes in various locales, most recently Lill […]

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Open House: Cheryl’s House (the Original Eco-Smart Home)

Open House: Cheryl’s House (the Original Eco-Smart Home)

Last week I wrote about touring the updated Museum of Science and Industry Smart Home, so I thought you might be interested in seeing the first “green” home (at least that’s my angle for this post).¬† Built in 1909, the person who constructed Cheryl’s Rogers Park Victorian salvaged the woodwork from the 1893 Columbia World […]

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