The other ritzy, trade-only plumbing showroom to open in River North lately is Toto.
Inside the home of two modernists with a taste of timelessness
Wondering whatever happened to Tragara, that funky little vintage shop on Lincoln Avenue? It has been reincarnated in River North as K. Palmer, and it’s no longer so little.
Hydrology was created specifically to give designers and contractors an easy, well-edited place to source high-end plumbing and kitchen products outside of the Mart.
A. As it happens, modern trends in bathroom design lend themselves very well to your situation. Many sophisticated flooring materials—tumbled stone, slate, and other unslippery tile, for example—are non-perilous and don’t look at all hospital-like. Spa-style showers with built-in benches and no door or threshold are increasingly popular, and just the ticket for people who … Read more
High-society bandleader Stanley Paul throws an Old Hollywood–style party
Channel your inner blueblood and have your monogram knit into a cashmere pillow in the colors of your choice.
Help your friends find your home easily and give your street the gift of public art with this head-turning example of form meeting function
SLATED: Lake Forest Antiques Show, benefiting the Infant Welfare Society of Chicago, Sept. 9; lakeforestantiquesale.com . . . Hinsdale Antiques Show and Sale, benefiting Hinsdale’s Community House, Sept. 21-23; thecommunityhouse.org . . . The Golden Triangle (2) (72 W. Hubbard St., 312-755-1266) is having a moving sale through Sept. 27, then relocating to 330 N. … Read more
A backyard prone to flooding becomes an opportunity
to reshape outdoor space with architectural elements