In Just 48 Hours, a Chicago Live/Work Space Is Built from the Ground Up Using Concrete Panels

An industrious Chicago couple set up shop in a historic manufacturing district almost overnight using prefab concrete panels.
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Careful districting has made West Grand Avenue one of the last places in Chicago’s West Town where factories and family homes still exist side by side. Zoned as a planned manufacturing district (PMD) to bolster local commerce, the south side of the street is populated by brick warehouses, while the northern half is mostly residential. 

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Luke Hopping
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