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The new Lake Forest Resale Shop

The new Lake Forest Resale Shop

While it might feel like spring flicked us the bird this year, the opening day of the new Lake Forest Resale Shop in late April was absitively lovely. Owner Diana Durkes, who rescues and rehabs discarded furnishings and writes about the results in her Tossed and Found column for Time Out Chicago and on her […]

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George Lowell at home

George Lowell at home

George Arduser, who owns the terrific Andersonville home boutique George Lowell, has had a busy couple weeks. The interior designer talked about his Re-Mastered American style on NBC Chicago’s Open House TV program last week (click here to watch), and my Time Out Chicago story about his Andersonville apartment just hit newsstands (issue 300, Nov […]

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Open House: Robert’s far East Lakeview apartment (far out!)

Open House: Robert’s far East Lakeview apartment (far out!)

Many thanks to interior designer John Gray for suggesting I contact Robert Stordalen about his Lakeview apartment. “He has like 24 of those ceramic warriors from the Ming dynasty. His personal collection MUST be amazing.” John was right, and Time Out Chicago thought so too. I’ve included a few of my scouting shots, but please […]

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Look: A Wicker Park home where everything’s for sale!

Look: A Wicker Park home where everything’s for sale!

Please check out Time Out Chicago’s December 3rd issue for my piece about Elan Peltz’s amazing Wicker Park home / by appointment boutique Blackwatch ’68.  Peltz’s merchandise is rat pack cool.  Check it out before all the good stuff is gone.  414-248-7769

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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: Dave’s Lakeview Luxury

Open House: Dave’s Lakeview Luxury

I meet potential Open House stars in a variety of ways: friends refer friends, Interior Designers refer clients, people email me out-of-the-blue and of course I shamelessly ask everybody I meet (and which often works strangely enough).  But I met Dave while searching for a piece  of furniture on Craig’s List.  As I perused his […]

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