A blog about the restoration, remodel and renovation of a 1929 Chicago-style brick bungalow

Posts Tagged ‘windows’

Ace is the Place…

…for matching the copper sash chains in our house! Our windows had been updated with copper coated chains by the PO, but it turns out the upper sashes still had rope chains. The window guys started to replace them with new chain, but they only had silver and asked me if that was alright. Pete…

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Finding a Balance

I teach a class in Instructional Design, so I’m very interested in different learning styles and understanding ways that are different from your own. One of my classes is devoted to a workshop based on the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), which is one way to understand learning styles and which I always find fascinating. For…

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From Speakeasies to Stripp Joynts

Back in the roaring ’20s and early ’30s, Morton Grove was notorious for its roadhouses and speakeasies. It’s reputed that one of the bungalows on our block was a speakeasy. I’ve tried to find out the history on our house, but the only information I have so far is that a Leo Milke lived here…

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Now What?

Take a peek at our new house! Here is the “bay” in the living room. There are 7 of these windows: 2 on the sides, 2 forming the angles and 3 in the middle. In the close-up shot you can see what inspired my blog banner graphic. I really like how the windows have that…

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