Lake Forest

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David Adler designed this neo Greek revival in Lake Forest, Illinois American Style House, Wayne Homes, Traditional Style Homes, Huge Houses, Revival Architecture, Grand Homes, Lake Forest, Town And Country, Classic House

The Foo Dog Ate My Homework

David Adler designed neo Greek revival in Lake Forest, Illinois c1932. The house has wonderful symmetry and is stately but welcoming. There is a terrific English-style knot garden in the front (even...

thefoodogatemyhomework: “ Courtyard of a half timber style, stone and stucco English manor in Lake Forest, Illinois by architect Russell Walcott. Ever seen a new build tudor that looks good? Beautiful Home Designs, Beautiful Homes, Lake Forest Illinois, Old Southern Plantations, Forest Cabin, Stucco Homes, Cabin Homes, Manor Homes, English Manor

The Foo Dog Ate My Homework

Courtyard of a c1927 half timber style, stone and stucco English manor in Lake Forest, Illinois by architect Russell Walcott. Ever seen a new build tudor that looks good? Nope, didn’t think so.

Shore Acres Club (new building) American Style House, American Houses, Lake Bluff, Southern Proper, Town And Country, Country Houses, Lake Forest, White Houses, Classic House

The Foo Dog Ate My Homework

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 Kersey Coates Reed's house was certainly not lacking in glamour. The women's yellow dressing room featured yet another metal inlaid floor. Designed by David Adler Dressing Room Mirror, Dressing Room Design, Dressing Rooms, Lake Forest Illinois, Glam Closet, Magical Room, Yellow Interior, Room Interior, Vintage Room

The Man Who Launched A Thousand Floors

Perhaps not a thousand, but many floors have been inspired by David Adler. The late architect treated the ground with just as much care and attention as he did the walls, ceilings, and exteriors. Most of Adler's projects included floors adorned with a star motif, one of Adler's favorites, but harlequin patterns and metal inlay also figured prominently in his work. Seventy some odd years later and Adler's floors still capture our imagination. Adler often incorporated five, six, and eight…

Restored Howard Van Doren Shaw home on North Green Bay Rd, Lake Forest IL Forest House, Lake Forest, Town And Country, North Shore, Green Bay, Curb Appeal, Interior And Exterior, My House, Brick

Restored Howard Van Doren Shaw home on North Green Bay Rd, Lake Forest IL

The Carolyn Morse Ely House in Lake Bluff, Illinois - designed and built in 1923 by David Adler. An Americanized riff on the famous century French house, the Pavilion de la Lanterne. Country Lifestyle, Country Estate, Beautiful Buildings, Beautiful Homes, House Beautiful, Lake Bluff, French Style Homes, Home On The Range, Grand Homes

Enfilades and Lanternes

Kay O’Toole’s house as seen in the March Veranda, pictures by Tria Giovan. What roses!!! I just adore the soft lavender color of the chair fabric. Notice how thick the walls are, easy to see this where the windows are placed. The enfilade view from the bedroom past the entry hall into the living room. Notice the gorgeous doors! The front of the house is on the left. This picture of Kay O’Toole’s house taken from the architect’s web site shows the skylight and the design on the wooden floors…

View 16 photos for 80 N Green Bay Rd, Lake Forest, IL 60045 a 6 bed, 8 bath, acres. Selling Real Estate, Luxury Real Estate, Green Bay, Luxury Property For Sale, French Style Homes, Mansions Homes, Lake Forest, Facade House, House Facades

Luxury Homes

Whether you're looking for a waterfront home, new construction or a traditional estate, you can find it on the North Shore. You can search all luxury properties for sale on Chicago's North Shore here.

New Classical Townhouse in Chicago (completed Beatus Est: October 2010 New Classical Architecture, Architecture Art Nouveau, Classic Architecture, Residential Architecture, Architecture Design, Ancient Architecture, Townhouse Exterior, Casa Retro, Ville New York

What a Good New Classical House Looks Like

A New Classical Townhouse in Chicago (completed 2006) You don't have to make a house look like a McMansion to have a classical house. H...

Anyone want to buy me this house in Lake Forest? Lake Forest College, Lake Forest Illinois, Local Real Estate, Find Homes For Sale, Estate Homes, Real Estate Marketing, Beautiful Places, Exterior, Mansions

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Ragdale, architect Howard Van Doren Shaw's summer home, Lake Forest , Illinois Lake Forest Illinois, Family Day, Modern Architecture, New England, Beach House, Van, Exterior, Mansions, Buildings

Ragdale, architect Howard Van Doren Shaw's summer home (1897)

Ragdale is now an artists' foundation; they were hosting a Family Day when I took this shot.