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House Hunting: Is This Price Right?

The strategy is to create something of a blind auction where buyers try to puzzle out a number that the sellers’ will actually accept and a number that’s higher than all the other offers. It’s a local quirk that everyone seems to acknowledge is just the way that things are

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City loan eases path for Lawson House renovation

A $122 million project to modernize apartments for low-income renters at the former Lawson House YMCA, 30 W. Chicago Ave., won crucial support from aldermen Tuesday.

The City Council’s Committee on Housing and Real Estate approved a city loan of up to $17.59 million to back the top-to-bottom renovation of

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Loom House is a first of its kind green home renovation

The 1960s-era Loom House has been extensively renovated. This sustainable, highly modern design pays homage to the home’s decades-old roots.

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A home heavily obscured by trees and plants.

The project was designed by the Miller Hull Partnership, a Seattle-based firm that has made a reputation for itself through green building achievement and

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House Lhotka brings energy-efficient home design to the Czech Republic

Sustainable construction is on the mind of builders, architects, engineers, residential homeowners and businesses around the world. A project by SOA architekti in collaboration with Richter Design reflects this mindset with green design elements and privacy in an open and well-lit home. 

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The corner of a white house partially obscured by plants in the foreground.

Located at

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