Homes With a History: Remarkable Restoration in Chicago

Built in 1888, this exquisitely renovated home features elegant sitting rooms, a rooftop deck and five en suite bedrooms.

Photo By: Baird & Warner, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Baird & Warner, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Baird & Warner, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Baird & Warner, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Baird & Warner, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Baird & Warner, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Baird & Warner, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Baird & Warner, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Baird & Warner, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Baird & Warner, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Baird & Warner, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Baird & Warner, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Baird & Warner, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Baird & Warner, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Baird & Warner, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Baird & Warner, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Remarkable Restoration in Chicago

Originally built in 1888, this Chicago home underwent a gut rehab with remarkable details and craftsmanship. Black stairs, windows and double doors are accented in the red brick of the beautiful exterior. The bold colors of the architecture shine against the white snow and clear blue skies of Chicago. 

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Foyer

It's all about the details in this beautiful Chicago foyer, beginning with a chevron section in the hardwood flooring. A patterned rug runs up the center of the stairs adding color to the neutral space. Large open doorways create an open and spacious feel.  

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Sitting Room

The stylish sitting room is perfect for formal gatherings or entertaining friends. The light neutral palette makes the room inviting while pops of color from the abstract canvas and decorative throw pillows add life to the sophisticated look. 

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Sitting Room and Office

Deep brown walls and ceiling create a warm atmosphere in this stylish and masculine home office. Leather upholstery and a striped rug add texture to the stylish look.

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Kitchen

The light reflects off the polished and metallic surfaces in the beautiful contemporary kitchen. The dark base of the long island is a great contrast to the white marble countertop and built-in white cabinetry. A shining backsplash is a gorgeous modern twist and red bar chairs add a pop of bright color. 

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Sitting Room

The chocolate brown ceiling is accented with white beams, perfectly complementing the neutral color palette in the room. Yellow in the patterned rug is echoed with yellow throw pillows adding color to the beige sectional. Natural light from the windows brighten the small space keeping it comfortable and inviting. 

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Dining Room

A twinkling chandelier adds a touch of flair to the simple and crisp decor of the dining room. The circular wooden table adds curve to the square room while colorful wall art sprinkles pops of color against the tan walls. 

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Bedroom

A large floral area rug, bright, contemporary chairs and accents on the bedding add bold pops of color to the rich wood furniture and neutral colors of this bedroom. The mix of traditional and contemporary creates a beautiful and attractive design. 

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Walk-In Closet

This gigantic walk-in closet has a place for everything, keeping the space organized and uncluttered. The cabinet structures stretch to the tall ceilings with hanging racks, shoe shelves and drawers. 

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Bathroom

Light gray walls and white furniture create a bright transitional design in the bathroom. A glass door cabinet splits the vanities creating total his and her space. Red rugs add a warm color accent in front of the large bathtub. 

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Home Office

Desks line the sides of this home office space with useful built-in shelving providing storage and organization space. A small dining table, lit by a beautiful floral lamp, is perfect for enjoying a break from work. 

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Teen Bedroom

The crisp white design of this teen bedroom is sleek and stylish. Orange accents make a bold statement against the clean background and add a personal touch with a monogram pillow and bright floral headboard. 

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Living Room

A large striped rug outlines the perimeters of this spacious transitional living room. A stylish gray sectional is decorated with colorful fish print throw pillows adding a touch of color to the calm, neutral palette. 

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Wine Storage

Wooden bottle racks stretch from floor to ceiling for optimal wine storage in this closet. The natural stone floor adds the feel of a wine cellar while the closet keeps the storage at a convenient location. 

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Rooftop Patio

A layer of fresh snow glows on this Chicago rooftop patio. The wicker furniture creates outdoor dining and seating space to enjoy the elements in any weather. 

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Rooftop Patio

A bridge and small staircase lead to an open air sitting space and outdoor dining setup. The light brick walls look beautiful in the winter wonderland and allow the black door to pop in the light surroundings. 

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