Chicago Home Book

Edition: 6th
Format: Hardcover
Pub. Date: 2002-03-01
Publisher(s): W W Norton & Co
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If there's one resource every current and future homeowner in Chicago should own, it's the Chicago Home Book. This vastly comprehensive sourcebook, in its premier edition, is the only publication of its kind -- a compilation of the latest and very best ideas and information to guide readers as they remodel, build, decorate and landscape a luxury home in Chicago. The Chicago Home Book is the key to unlocking dreams and turning them into reality. It offers an unrivaled presentation of the finest in home building, design and decorating, landscaping, and locations. It's the only source that contains all the information, inspiration and references you need in your quest for your dream home. Book jacket.

Table of Contents

Editors' Notep. 13
Why You Should Use This Bookp. 16
How to Use This Bookp. 24
Design Updatep. 28
Architectsp. 113
The First Stepp. 117
Architectsp. 125
Sharing the Dreamp. 174
Custom Home Buildersp. 215
From the Ground Upp. 219
Custom Home Buildersp. 228
Detailing the Dreamp. 234
Timeline: Building Your Dream Homep. 243
Remodeling Specialistsp. 290
Roofingp. 296
Interior Designersp. 299
Inner Beautyp. 303
Timeline: Creating a Beautiful Interiorp. 311
Interior Designersp. 319
Interior Design Spotlightp. 342
Landscapingp. 371
Natural Selectionp. 375
Landscape Architectsp. 384
Landscape Designersp. 396
Landscape Contractorsp. 398
Timeline: Landscaping Your Dream Homep. 401
Hardscape, Masonry and Water Gardensp. 418
Swimming Pools, Spas and Recreationp. 426
Landscape Lightingp. 434
Decksp. 437
Conservatoriesp. 440
Interior Plantingp. 442
Kitchen and Bathp. 445
Form, Function... Fabulousp. 449
Designers and Contractorsp. 458
Timeline: Building Your Dream Kitchen and Bathp. 467
Cabinetsp. 486
Fixtures and Hardwarep. 489
Kitchen and Bath Surfacesp. 491
Appliancesp. 493
New in the Showroomp. 506
Custom Woodworking, Metalworking, Hardware and Glassp. 509
Elegant Touchesp. 513
Millworkp. 522
Stairs and Custom Metalworkp. 528
Custom Cabinetsp. 538
Decorative Glass and Mirrorsp. 541
Hardwarep. 548
Flooring and Countertopsp. 557
Tops 'n Bottomsp. 561
Carpeting and Area Rugsp. 570
Flooringp. 578
Ceramic Tilep. 587
Marble, Tile and Granitep. 590
Solid Surfacesp. 599
Stone, Slate and Concretep. 604
Home Furnishing and Decoratingp. 605
Making Your House a Homep. 609
Home Furnishingsp. 618
New in the Showroomp. 626
Lightingp. 632
Pianosp. 641
Window Coverings, Fabric and Upholsteryp. 644
Specialty Painters and Wall Finishesp. 649
Home Office, Closet and Garage Designersp. 651
Restorationp. 658
Art and Antiquesp. 659
Something Old, Something Newp. 663
Antiquesp. 670
Art Galleriesp. 672
Auction Housesp. 679
Home Theater and Technologyp. 683
Living the Tech Lifep. 687
Home Theater Designp. 692
Home Securityp. 705
Emergency Powerp. 710
Locationp. 711
Home Sweet Homep. 715
Locationp. 717
Indexesp. 721
Alphabetical Indexp. 725
Professional Indexp. 728
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