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High Caliber Home of the Week

This Fitzhugh Three-Story Has Sigh-Worthy Details

By Shelby Skrhak / January 9, 2020 / 0 Comments

Surely I’m not the only one that does this. When I come across a particularly impressive architectural or interior detail of a home, I almost silently utter a pleasing “Ah.” It’s like a visceral “Wow” factor that makes you sigh happily to yourself when you see something that’s particularly pretty or impressive. This week’s High […]

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Need Someplace to Crash Near the Arts District? This Turtle Creek Studio Is Perfect

By Shelby Skrhak / December 18, 2019 / 1 Comment

As David Griffin describes it, this studio apartment in the George Dahl-designed Gold Crest makes a perfect “pied-a-terre.” Renovated in a contemporary manner with limestone floors, smooth gallery-like walls, and tall ceilings, this residence’s prime location on Turtle Creek offers excellent views of another starchitect-designed building: Frank Lloyd Wright’s Kalita Humphreys Theater. We were surprised to see this High […]

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Unbelievable Skyline Views From This Contemporary Perched Atop West Kessler Heights

By Shelby Skrhak / November 27, 2019 / 0 Comments

Couldn’t you just kiss the sky with this view? Courtney Tauriac of Compass has this week’s listing for the High Caliber Home of the Week, sponsored by Lisa Peters of Caliber Home Loans, a beautifully-designed home perched atop the rocky bluffs of Highgrove at West Kessler Heights, full of garden homes and urban loft-style villa homes in North […]

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Winnetka Historic Beauty Is in Perfect Tune

By Shelby Skrhak / November 22, 2019 / 0 Comments

Some homes have backyard guest quarters for mother in laws, college kids, or kids who never left the nest. But the guest quarters behind this week’s High Caliber Home of the Week, sponsored by Lisa Peters of Caliber Home Loans, was built as a sound-proof recording studio in the early 2000s for its previous musician […]

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A Lot of House to Love on Sondra Drive in Lakewood

By Shelby Skrhak / November 13, 2019 / 0 Comments

If you love the laid-back vibe of Lakewood but need a little more house than what’s available traditionally, this 4,412-square-foot home on Sondra Drive in Lakewood could be a perfect fit. Matthew Edwards of Dave Perry-Miller Preston Center has the listing selected at this week’s High Caliber Home, sponsored by Lisa Peters of Caliber Home […]

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Good Thing Split-Level Homes Are Becoming Popular Again Because This One’s FAB

By Shelby Skrhak / October 30, 2019 / 0 Comments

In the 60s, split-level homes were all the rage. Like a ranch style, but stacked. Today’s buyers are harkening back to this style that’s been called “the minivans of the architectural world” and digging the unique midcentury vibe of split-levels that offer some needed separation that open floor plans lack. This week’s High Caliber Home […]

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