Wicker Park project that will be featured in tomorrow on LXTV Open House

I had such a blast when I hosted an LXTV tour of my own home on Chicago’s North Shore, and was so excited when I was invited back as a guest designer to give a tour of one of my projects in Chicago’s Wicker Park neighborhood.

This project was several years in the making, and I must say that it is one of my proudest achievements.  The home is loved and cherished by a lovely family and I was so lucky that they were willing to embark on this journey with me in pushing the design envelope a bit in a surprising fashion.  This house is an amazing 19th century Italianate manse that the family-along with the renowned Chicago architectural firm of Vinci Hamp and famed Chicago Landscape Design firm, Hoerr Schaudt and myself- completely gutted and restored from top to bottom.  No detail was overlooked in this massive undertaking.  It was definitely worth the years of waiting for the big reveal. The house is beyond amazing, especially since it sits on a rare 5 city lots in the heart of one of Chicago’s chicest and most historic neighborhoods.  It is like a suburban paradise in the middle of its urban surroundings!

Join me on the tour tomorrow (Sunday, March 4th) during LXTV Open House on NBC Channel 5 at 10:30 AM CST.  I would love to have my MGs tune in :)

Here’s a sneak peek of what you will be seeing tomorrow…

Photos all from Buckingham Interiors + Design website and photographed by Eric Hausman.

 

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4 Comments to 'Join Me On My LXTV Open House Tour Tomorrow!'

kube kitchens 06 Mar 12 at 1:09 am

woww…. excellent and beautiful interiors. I just loved it.

Tessa 15 May 12 at 8:37 pm

Julia-beautiful project! I lived around the corner from this house when it was a total mess and it’s wonderful to see how it came to life. I remember when construction first began and being so happy (but incredibly jealous!) that someone was going to lovingly restore the property. SO beautiful. Glad I visited your blog and looked back at your older posts and found this one! Would love to feature this on my own blog.

Julia-Chicago 29 May 12 at 6:52 am

Thank you, Tessa!
I would be happy to have you share with your readers. Come visit us on Grand Avenue!
Best,
J

Woodale Designs 22 Jul 12 at 4:16 am

Absolutely beautiful! I love the living room, it’s so bright and airy

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