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Thursday, November 20th, 2008
1567 Maple Ave.

Unlike other high rise projects in the area, Winthrop Club has garnered ample sales to clear its financing hurdle. Due to the current gridlock in the credit markets high- and mid-rise condominium programs in Evanston, akin to the rest of the region, have taken it on the chin of late. Through the third quarter of this year, there were a total of twelve net sales among eight new-construction condominium programs in Evanston, four of which either lost sales or recorded no new contracts thus far this year.

Saturday, September 13th, 2008
2326 W. Giddings

The Fountain View Lincoln Square is one of the latest graduates from Chicago’s Green Permit Program, which fast-tracks the approval process for sustainable developments in the city. The mixed-use project on Chicago’s North Side, featuring 18 condo units and about 8,000 square feet of retail space, is chasing LEED®-Silver certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.

Tuesday, February 12th, 2008
1313 W Ohio

1313 W. Ohio is one of the first in the current wave of custom single-family homes seeking to be the greenest in Chicago. The project includes an unusually extensive laundry list of green features, going above and beyond the standard green measures in every

Sunday, January 27th, 2008
1840 N. Leavitt

1840 N. Leavitt is an example of the jumbo-sized home that works to counteract its large size with a variety of green measures. An existing 100 year old multi-unit residential building being converted to a single family residence. The project is seeking Chicago Green Homes and Energy Star certification.

Sunday, January 6th, 2008
8628 S. Marquette

The Heppner Residence is an example of extreme do-it-yourself green renovation. This existing 100 year-old wood frame single family home is being rebuilt by Tim and Charles Heppner, two brothers, with Tim acting as architect and performing most construction work himself. The Heppner brothers are seeking Energy Star and Chicago Green Homes certification for their new home.

Sunday, December 2nd, 2007
5010 W. Wolfram, Insulation Detail

A model home for the Historic Chicago Bungalow Association’s (HCBA) Greener Homes For Belmont-Cragin program. During the construction process, the home was used as a learning lab, instructing residents on techniques for restoring windows, insulation and air sealing, and landscaping.


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