Astounding modern farmhouse inspired dream home in the Chicago suburbs

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This modern farmhouse was designed as a dream home for a pair of empty-nesters by G.O. Architectural Design, nestled on a two-and-a-half-acre property in Wheaton, a distinctive community just west of Chicago, Illinois. The exterior facade is clad with white vertical board and batten siding, Wisconsin limestone, black metal windows, and an aluminum standing seam […]

This nature-inspired lake house in Illinois is absolutely breathtaking

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This nature-inspired lake house was renovated for an energetic family of five by Morgante Wilson Architects in collaboration with Jamesthomas Interiors, located in Winnetka, Illinois. Inspired by the outdoors, this cozy home is a breath of fresh air. A complete transformation was achieved through a full-scale gut renovation and addition, and an endeavor to invite the outdoors, […]

This sophisticated Lincoln Park home is all about casual family living

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This exceptional city-home was designed by Middlefork Development, located in Lincoln Park, a picturesque neighborhood in Chicago, Illinois. Stepping inside this 5,300 square foot residence, the center entry is flanked by a formal living and dining room on either side. An expansive gourmet kitchen / great room spans the rear of the main floor, opening onto […]

Before and After: Midcentury home restored to its former glory in Illinois

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This midcentury home built in 1960 was completely restored by Tom Bassett-Dilley Architect, located just 25 miles west of Chicago in Wheaton, Illinois. In need of a major update from both design and performance standpoints, this project turned into a comprehensive energy retrofit, with thorough airtightness and insulation, new space conditioning and energy-recovery-ventilation, triple glazed […]

Tour a jaw-dropping dream home with inspiring design ideas in Illinois

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This inspiring dream home was designed by Timber Trails Development Company, located in the Timber Trails Subdivision in Western Springs, Illinois. There are four bedrooms, three-and-a-half bathrooms, and a two-car garage. Inside, you will notice that the design is all about the “arches”, as there are plenty of them throughout the interior. Continue below for plenty […]