Tuesday, September 13, 2005

Katrina Guts Historic Homes

Louis Sullivan's Ocean City home is destroyed by Hurricane Katrina reports the Chicago Tribune.

Sullivan's summer home was part of a four bubgalow compound partly designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. Read the article at the Chicago Tribune

Tuesday, September 06, 2005

Creative thinking needed on Coonley quandary

Judy Barr Topinka offers some advice on the roofing problem at the Coonley Estate. A reverse mortgage might do the trick. Read the article in the Riverside/Brookfield Landmark

Thursday, September 01, 2005

Riverside commission’s right to table Coonley roof

It all sounded so reasonable. Cook County Public Guardian Robert Harris asked the Riverside Preservation Commission to either accept or deny his office’s request for a certificate of appropriateness in order to re-roof the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Coonley Coach House in asphalt shingles.

Read the entire Darcy Lewis article in the Riverside Brookfield Landmark

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