Lincoln / Praire Townhomes

In this project, we designed a series of six connected townhomes on the corner of Lincoln and Prairie Streets in NW Evanston.  Our solution was to curve the buildings continuous façade similar to Peruzzi’s mannerist masterpiece Palazzo Massimi alle Colonne in Rome.  Using this historical precedent as inspiration infuses the building with a subliminal gravitas […]

Garage Loft Office Condos

An Auto Showroom & Service facility built in the 1920’s was given new life as office Condos in this project.  Located on Central Street in Evanston, the brick walls and large exposed wood bow trusses which supported the roof of the original structure were cleaned and restored to form the backdrop of a new set […]

Depot Nuevo Restaurant

In the 1970s, the Village of Wilmette moved its 19th century train station three blocks west in order to build a new commuter station.  That building, the oldest in Wilmette, sat unused for years until our client leased it from the Village and retained our firm to renovate & reconfigure this historic structure as a […]

Faith Temple Church & School

Designed & built for a local Evanston congregation in 1998, this project included a 500 seat Sanctuary, Church offices, a K-8 Elementary School and a Gymnasium.  Traditional religious architectural forms, such a Bell Tower, were combined with stained glass windows and rusticated masonry construction to provide a finished complex of buildings that projected a high […]

Consulate of Japan

In 1912 the architectural firm of Spencer & Powers designed a sumptuous Tudor & Prairie Style mansion on a lakefront site for Nathan Wilbur Williams, a local real estate investor & businessman.   Since that time it has been lovely preserved by a variety of occupants.  Currently, it is owned & utilized by the Government […]