English lighting Tim & Dona Lawler have been in a position to downsize from their liked nineteenth-century Illinois home. With 3 daughters coming near school age, they wanted to do away with unused space and simplify their way of life. Their former house was once designed by way of popular Midwest architect Howard Van Doren Shaw , and the couple wanted their new home to seize its essence and historical really feel. They purchased so much in Hinsdale, Illinois, & worked intently with architect Michael Abraham , contractor Mark Hickman and Dona's sister, interior dressmaker Diane Kahn, to design a comfy English-cottage-style house.
Homss at a GlanceWho lives right here: Tim & Dona LawlerLocation: Hinsdale, Illinois (a suburb of Chicago)Size: three,500 sq. Toes; 5 bedrooms, four half of bathrooms, instruct area Starting with a bare lot, a downsizing Illinois couple builds a fitting home that welcomes the solar all over the place you turn.