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Former R. Kelly Residence
Chicago, IL  60657
Single family home
11,000 square feet
Facade Restoration
Chicago, Il
Before and After
Fireplace Mantel - Before
Fireplace Mantel - After
Before...During....Completed.Before - notice common brick above second story windows where cornice once was located and the painted limestone below the first story windows. Missing limestone medallion above entranceDuring... the brick relief present between stories was duplicated above the 2nd story windows with face brick salvaged from the side of the bldg.  New limestone medallions reproduced.  Limestone cleanedAfter
Kitchen - Before
Kitchen Remodel
Chicago, Il
Before and After
Backyard BeforeDuring....During....Backyard BeforeAfter
Backyard Facade and
Chicago, Il
Before, during and after
Dining Room and Fireplace - BeforeAn antique cherry fireplace mantel was incorporatedA coffered ceiling was installedcompleted dinning room
Dining Room Remodel
Chicago, Il
Before and after
The fireplace utilizes the ecosmart 3' long ribbon burner set in a stainless steel and cantilevered back-lit acid etched hearthThe suite has an open floor plan with dual WCs and vanitiesThe built-ins are faced with mirror and include an undercounter subzero unit with ice maker and wine storage.  The mirror above hides a flat screen TV.The shower has dual entrances, back-lit acid etched panels on either side of the Hans-Grohe Axor controls and ShowerHeaven rainhead.  The shower is also equipped with a steam generator.  The air tub is by Bain Ultra and includes chromotherapy, heated backrest and a bluetooth headset.
Master Suite and Bath
New Construction
Chicago, Il
Kitchen Before - original metal sink base.  No other cabinets.Kitchen Before...wall divided kitchen from rear area.  This wall was removed to enlarge the kitchen.Window removed.  Pantry entrance reworked.  cabinets and soapstone countertops installed with soapstone farmers sink.Wall removed between rooms allowing for larger kitchen.  Open shelving to right of stove for spices oils etc.  Full size freezer and refrigerator installed. Windows replaced with sliding glass doors to access backyard.Completed kitchen.  Notice no electrical outlets or switches on backsplash.  Outlets hidden under upper wall cabinets.Pantry reworked into wet bar area with undercounter fridge, icemaker and wine storage.  Leaded glass windows mimic orig. Macintosh rose motif found elsewhere in the home.
Kitchen Renovation with historic flavor
Before and After
Chicago, Il