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  • August 17, 2023

“The best compliment we get is that the house looks like Megan Draper’s apartment in Mad Men

Wide angle shot of a dark grey rectangular shaped home with a yellow door and large panel windows. Pictured with blue skies and a tree in the background

Architect Richard Pagani designed several innovative, modernist homes in his hometown of Guelph. (Photography by Nathan Cyprys.)

Ever since Cass Goulding was a child, she’s been drawn to vintage kitsch, watching old episodes of Bewitched and scouring thrift stores for 1950s rockabilly-style dresses. Her husband, Chris Bowman, prefers clean lines, Scandinavian minimalism and the modernist designs of Louis Kahn, Marcel Breuer and Pierre Koenig. “I’m mid-century, he’s modern, so together we’re mid-mod,” she says. 

In 2017, Goulding, now a social media manager,

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  • August 11, 2023
We Found The Best Prime Day 2023 Furniture Deals

If you’ve been meaning to furnish your new apartment or update your living room or home office, now is the time. Amazon Prime Day 2023 is underway, and the deals on coffee tables, sofas, dining tables, mattresses, and standing desks are too good to miss. Take our advice: The two-day shopping event is now in its final day, so grab the best Prime Day 2023 furniture deals before it’s over.

If the idea of sorting through thousands of products isn’t exactly your idea of a good time, don’t worry. We’ve rounded up the best Prime Day 2023 furniture deals so

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  • February 17, 2023

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Looking to get your hands on mid-century home decor? This Saturday, there will be an estate sale at 67 Wheeler Ave. in Castleton Corners from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

This 1960s home has been frozen in time. Not only is the exterior of the home representative of a bygone era, but the contents of the interior are just as well. The estate holds various items from time and beyond, all in excellent condition.

67 Wheeler Ave. estate sale

– (Courtesy of Victorian Brothers)(Courtesy of Victorian Brothers)

If you’re hoping to snag some furniture, you’re in luck. A dining room

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  • October 31, 2022

When Design Evanston authors began working on their book Evanston: 150 Years 150 Places, hundreds of homes, multi-family buildings, institutional and religious structures were considered for inclusion. In the yearlong process, a few important places were inadvertently left off the list.

One was Levere Memorial Temple, a landmark, and part of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon building at 1856 Sheridan Road. It has become one of the most popular Open House Chicago sites in Evanston because of its large collection of Tiffany stained glass windows.

Another missing from the list was Sherman Gardens, a grouping of three residential buildings built in

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