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.
Read Dennis Rodkin’s Deal Estate Article
Entering The Home:
Living Area and Kitchen:
Away Room and Downstairs Bath:
Upstairs Bedrooms and Baths:
Our Sarah Susanka designed showhouse on SchoolStreet was recently featured in Realtor Mag! Make sure to check out the article and watch the video tour by Sarah herself.
Designing on a Human Scale
Wasted living space expelled from SchoolStreet design
Sarah Susanka delivers. For more than a decade the architect has been designing “Not So Big Houses” and writing books about them.
Fans have studied the pictures, reread the texts and tried to imagine exactly what she had in mind.
For people in the Chicago suburbs, the wait is over. The first “tract” house designed by Susanka is built, decorated and open for tours.