Category Archives: Inspiration

November 6th, 2018

In Our LivingRoom: Meet Christen Carter of Busy Beaver Buttons

Meet Christen Carter of Busy Beaver Button Company

Busy Beaver Button Company, a thriving small business, was looking to grow their space, open a museum, and stay close to their original location on Armitage in Logan Square. With the help of Annie Coleman, Managing Broker of LivingRoom Realty, they purchased the perfect empty building sitting on a double wide lot a few blocks west of their original location on Armitage.

 

We asked them a few questions about their journey to expanding their headquarters.

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July 15th, 2013

REFRAMING RESTORATION – A CASE STUDY FROM AN RX CUSTOMER

Hey look! We were featured in the ReBuilding Exchange’s newsletter!

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Jeremy Kirk, owner of Kirk and Sons Construction, Elise Zelechowski, Executive Director of Rebuilding Exchange, and Annie Coleman, Managing Broker of LivingRoom Realty recently sat down to discuss Jeremy’s recent restoration of a turn-of-the-century home in Hyde Park.¬†Using salvaged and reclaimed materials, from the Rebuilding Exchange and other area reuse stores, while also upgrading the house with modern amenities, he combined a vintage and modern aesthetic to achieve a beautiful, unique, and “green” remodel.

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January 16th, 2013

Eve Fineman on her 2012 LivingRoom Exhibit: Objects In Space

Recently Eve Fineman wrote this lovely piece about her show at LivingRoom last year. It was a very well received show and we are delighted to have played a part!

“Rather than displaying a series of independent pieces on pedestals, I was curious to see what a grouping of furniture and objects, all designed in Chicago, would look like together in one functional, unified space.”

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February 9th, 2012

Thoughtfully Designed Townhome In Brooklyn.

Lovely….

http://www.nytimes.com/slideshow/2012/01/26/greathomesanddestinations/20120126-LOCATION.html?ref=garden#1

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