A retired couple, looking to down size, purchased the mansard attic space of a historically significant mixed-use building which overlooked a busy suburban business district. Their request was to accommodate their extensive art collection, provide an outdoor setting to read or enjoy a cup of coffee, but most of all to “Wow” them when they came home.
Location: Highland Park, IL
Construction: 2007 - 2008
Design Principal: Thomas L Shafer AIA
Project Architect: Jonathan D Glick
Project Team: Sarah L Sherry
General Contractor: TEMCo Contracting Group, Inc.
Structural Engineer: Enspect, Inc.
Mechanical Engineer: Midwesco Services, Inc.
Interior Design: Grunsfeld Shafer Architects, LLC
Photography: Dave Burk, Hedrich Blessing Photographers