This prominently sited new residence in Glencoe was designed to be a comfortable home for a young family of five. Intended to recall a relaxed New England ‘shingle style,’ it is lacking in lavish decorations or exterior appointments and instead invokes an elegant but casual approach to living.

  • Location: Glencoe, IL

  • Design: 2002

  • Construction: 2003-2004

  • Design Principal: Thomas L Shafer AIA

  • Project Architect: Scott Crowe AIA

  • Project Team: Shawn Gordon, Anthony Harrington

  • General Contractor: Burack & Company, Inc.

  • Structural Engineer: Enspect, Inc.

  • Mechanical Contractor: Burack & Company, Inc.

  • Interior Design: Catherine Andrews Interiors

  • Landscape Achitect: Rocco Fiore and Sons, Inc.

  • Photography: Photofields