Collection by Zachary Edelson

Modern Chicago Renovations and Additions


The Second City is second to none when it comes to inventive modern architecture, from Louis Sullivan to the present day.

Wherever possible, Shively looked to work with local craftsmen.
A new skylight regulates the living room’s natural light.
The all-new eat-in kitchen has an island with a Silestone quartz surface, comfortably seating six.
In Chicago’s Buena Park, dSPACE Studio transformed a disorganized 1978 home into a bright retreat that revolves around...
Downstairs, century-old subway tile and copper windows keep the new kitchen gritty; it gained a stainless-steel island,...