Yesterday’s Chicago Tribune featured a fantastic article on the benefits of community planning in new urban developmehts:
Read the blog post by By Ann Dillemuth, AICP on the APA blog:
John and John will be presenting the SchoolStreet project and discussing the benefits of its thoughtful planning for both the residents of SchoolStreet and Libertyville as a whole.
Learn more about the event and RSVP at:
Interior Demolition has begun at the SchoolStreet Lofts School Building!
We have recorded the old classrooms as virtual tours so that you can see what they looked like before we begin transforming them into peoples’ homes and lofts.
For more information about the SchoolStreet Lofts Project, visit:
Deal Estate: The Blog is the online extension of Chicagomagazine’s monthly “Deal Estate” column, which is written by Dennis Rodkin. On the blog, Rodkin—who has been covering the local housing scene for Chicago since 1991—provides timely updates on new homes to hit the market, recent high-end sales, and other residential real-estate news from the city and suburbs.
Entering The Home:
Living Area and Kitchen:
Away Room and Downstairs Bath:
Upstairs Bedrooms and Baths:
Sarah Susanka’s Not So Big philosophy and SchoolStreet Homes are mentioned in an article by Jeffrey Steele in Friday’s ‘Chicago Homes’ section of the Tribune.
Home, lean home
Designers, builders resolve to lose extra house flab
It makes sense, said Sharon Kreighbaum, author of the new book “Is Your House Overweight? Recipes for Low-Fat Rooms” and owner of Staged Makeovers in Hudson, Ohio. When a house is overweight, it feels uncomfortable and sluggish and weighs on occupants, said the interior designer and home stager.