Influencers: The great ones are always pushing

Who inspires you? For me, it’s been a combination of people at different points in my life and career. One thing I’ve noticed is that the best mentors, the great ones, are always pushing. I’ve been fortunate to have so …

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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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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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Road to Architect

By: Gregg Stahr, Architect at Studio 21 Architects Junior high is supposed to be little more than that awkward transition from elementary school to high school, easily forgotten with time. I was 13 years old, sitting in my last class of the …

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Oak Park Renovation Includes 2nd-Floor Addition

We’re excited to showcase a recent renovation in Oak Park. This home in Oak Park is in a location that families love but wasn’t built to handle a larger family. We drew up some plans for renovating the house that …

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Downers Grove Kitchen Renovation

Recently, a team member of the Studio21 Architects completed a kitchen renovation for of his own home. The dated 1960’s kitchen was in need of a major renovation to make it more suitable to today’s lifestyle. Kitchens are increasingly becoming …

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What helps differentiate Studio21 Architects?

There’s an old black and white movie called “Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House,” I’ve mentioned it before. In it, a young couple starts out in a New York apartment with, among other issues, a bathroom in which they can …

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Studio 21 takes on Road America

The June Sprints weekend at Road America in Wisconsin would be the third race weekend in a row. Returning to the garage after Indy meant a scheduled gearbox change on Sunday night before catching a flight on Monday morning for …

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