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Victorian Lake Home Restoration

Parrett collaborated with Robert J Erdmann Design on this exquisite Victorian styled home from the 1860’s. Parrett manufactured hung windows, pushout casements, and fixed window units for this residence.   Spiral balance double hung windows were specified in either mahogany or vertical grain douglas fir depending on the installation location within the home. Both rectangle and archtop …

Hope’s® Expands In-Demand One55™ Series Product Line

Hope’s® Windows, Inc. announces the expansion of its exclusive One55™ Series solid hot-rolled steel product line. The company now manufactures doors in the One55 style – meeting a growing demand in the residential building market. One55 Series is aptly named for the historic renovation for which it was created – Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard/Intermediate Maintenance …

Hope’s® Retrofit Office Project Earns Prestigious AIA Chicago Award

A retrofit office building project that includes custom, handcrafted steel windows and doors manufactured by Hope’s® recently received a prestigious Small Project Award from the Chicago chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA). The Hope’s Jamestown175™ Series steel windows and 5000 Series™ steel doors were installed in the building, now home to the technology startup Music Box Films. …

Jones & Boer Architects Award Winning Villa

Timeless design with bold proportions leads to the 2017 John Russell Pope award for New Construction over 5,000 square feet for this mansion in the DC suburbs. A diverse range of Tradewood’s traditional window and door offerings were selected for the project because of their historic accuracy, beauty and durability. Tradewood’s solutions were an integral catalyst for the …

2017-2018 Chicago Architecture Biennial Exhibit

The second edition of the Chicago Architecture Biennial (CAB) is the largest architecture and design exhibition in North America, showcasing the transformative global impact of creativity and innovation in these fields. This year’s Biennial features over 141 practitioners from more than 20 countries addressing the 2017 theme “Make New History.” Artistic Directors Sharon Johnston and …