Landmark Residence

About This Project

This landmark residence in Chicago’s Lincoln Park was renovated to provide a serene, sophisticated backdrop for the client’s prized collection of Native American artifacts, Navajo textiles, vessels and photographs by Edward Curtis. This residence won the Illinois Landmark Preservation Award of Excellence.

Details

Kertész Photography

André Kertész (1894-1985), Glasses and Pipe, gelatin silver print c. 1926

Jack Spencer

Jack Spencer (American, b. 1951), Buffalo, New Mexico, 2004

Vessel

Zia polychrome storage jar attributed to Trinidad Medina, 1920s

Andrea Wasserman

Custom drawings by Andrea Wasserman

Socorro Jar

Native American Socorro black-on-white jar, 1200 A.D.

Edward Curtis

Photography by Edward Curtis (American, 1868-1952)

“Forget that you are amazingly talented and diligent designers. What you provide is peace of mind.”

—Client, Chicago

“They are to be admired for their good business sense as well as their exceptional design sense.”

—Client, San Francisco

Powder Room Installation

An installation of photographs by Edward Curtis was designed as a feature in the Powder Room.

Custom Display Cabinet

A 14-foot long custom bronze, vellum and goatskin bibliotheque was designed by SLI to provide an elegant separation between rooms, to showcase the client’s collection of American Indian pottery and to house the client’s book library.

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