Hip Designers Transform Lincoln Park Home

Cannon / Frank, an award-winning Chicago design firm, fused traditional motifs with high-tech upgrades in this brick-and-limestone residence. Take a tour of the home.
By: Francesca Robin

Photo By: Zillow / Prudential Rubloff

Photo By: Zillow / Prudential Rubloff

Photo By: Zillow / Prudential Rubloff

Photo By: Zillow / Prudential Rubloff

Photo By: Zillow / Prudential Rubloff

Photo By: Zillow / Prudential Rubloff

Photo By: Zillow / Prudential Rubloff

Photo By: Zillow / Prudential Rubloff

Photo By: Zillow / Prudential Rubloff

Photo By: Zillow / Prudential Rubloff

Photo By: Zillow / Prudential Rubloff

Living Room

The living room is where the adler wood paneling meets flooding light from wide bay windows and a limestone fireplace. Nice touch with the four chairs instead of sofas in this space and the chevron pattern on the floor.

Family Room

The cozy family room off the kitchen has a wonderful multi-tone and texture design. You can't see it from this angle, but the room has views of the deck and a patio with its own kitchen. Just walk through the French doors.

Top Floor Study

It's almost too pretty to get any real work done. As if that's not temptation enough, this huge wood-paneled study (it runs the entire length of this area) has a terrace where you can recharge your spirits. Then again, on a quiet winter night, that fireplace could help keep the ideas crackling.


This is a foodie's kitchen! Featuring Miele dishwashers (two of 'em), a Wolf cooktop and double ovens, a gorgeous Ann Sacks three-toned diamond backsplash pattern and ivory glazed cabinets.


A subtle vignette at the base of the staircase. At the top of the landing, on the middle level, is the entrance to the home office and two en-suite bedrooms (one with a terrace running the width of the room). More convenience? There's a laundry room on this level (and one of the first floor too). You can take the elevator, you know.

Roof Deck

The deck above the garage, all decked out with a tangerine-y outdoor sofa and wrought-iron furniture and wooden screen dividers. This is close to the patio, perfect for a summer mash-up of friends.

Wine Room Entrance

Another inspiring view of that 4,800-bottle wine cellar. The wine collection is not included in the sale, but this gives you an idea of the impressive build of this cellar, one of the most beautiful we've seen in a private residence.

Wine Room

The owners have taste. Witness this epic 4,800-bottle wine cellar tiled with blocks of reclaimed terra cotta. Every bottle of the collection is cataloged and managed via a CellarTracker system. (The software will even tell you the wine's peak time to drink.)

Family Room With View to Patio

As family rooms go, this one is right in the comfy zone. Everything is a bit oversized (including the fireplace) and roomy with more custom built-ins. This space is off the kitchen and those double French doors lead to the wonderful patio ready for grilling.

Lower Level Bar

Using variations on a single muted color delivers a powerful statement in this bar. (The custom bar stools are part of the sale.) Not shown is the media room, ready for a late-night Game of Thrones session. This level is entertainment headquarters.

Master Shower

Why look at any other room in the house when you have this bath? His and hers separate baths are trending. In the background of this master suite note the bisque ceramic tile, silky vanilla vanity top and stand alone tub. But that rain forest steam show, radiantly heated and built-for-two, just hit our weak spot.

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