Outdoor Living in Downers Grove

Outdoor living space is an increasingly popular amenity. Even with our Chicago climate, there are plenty of opportunities to enjoy the outdoors. A family in Downers Grove had us design and build an addition to their existing home several years …

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The Indy Experience

Every race car driver who has put on a helmet has dreamed of racing at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. It would be like playing baseball at Wrigley Field or performing in a concert at Carnegie Hall in New York.   For …

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Architecture: The Good, the Bad and the Real Purpose

The Milwaukee Art Museum on the Milwaukee lakefront has a beautiful addition designed by Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava. It’s sculptural in itself, with wings that open up like a seagull that allows light into the space by day and close down …

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My Place Breaks Ground In Illinois

America’s Newest & Best Extended Stay Hotels My Place marked yet another state entry with a groundbreaking celebration for My Place Hotel-North Aurora, IL held on Wednesday, September 6th! Construction commenced on the three-story, 63-room hotel at 1000 Kilbery Lane, …

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Lighting Makes the Difference

When clients ask me about lighting for a new home, my answer sometimes surprises them. Because as important as good lighting is for tasks or for accenting architectural features, the control of the lighting is just as important. While it …

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The SCCA Runoffs at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

If you are a fan of auto racing, the last week of September will be a ground breaking event as the Sports Car Club of America will host the SCCA Runoffs at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.  The Runoffs are the National Championship for …

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