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PHS Hard-Hat Tours + Happy Hour Cocktail Networking - North Shore, NW IL

PHS Builder/Architect Hard-Hat Tours

2019 PHS Builder/Architect Hard-Hat Tours +
Happy Hour Cocktail Networking

North Shore/Northwest Chicago Area

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

(Date/Location subject to change)
Imagine Kitchen & Bath

First Stop –1920's 6-Flat Conversion, Evanston, IL, 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm

A former coal room in a 1920's 6-flat was converted to a short-term rental property with luxe details by Ned Schechter, Imagine Kitchen & Bath.
Ned Schechter Entry
Ned Schechter Kitchen
Ned Schechter Living Area
Ned Schechter Sleeping Area

McCormack Etten

Second Stop - Luxurious Lake House and Boathouse, Lake Forest, IL, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm


Ron McCormack and Ken Etten, McCormack + Etten Architects project is a large new home in Lake Forest that touts stone entry gates, a new 2-level boathouse on the beach down the bluff with an electric tram to get there.  Both the home and boathouse are in finish trim stage.

Collaborators include:

  • Builder/General Contractor/Custom Built In Cabinetry– Jon Wittrock, J. Timothy Builders, Inc.
  • Landscaping/Design – Jason Quigley, Wright Landscaping
  • Interior Design – Beth Welsh, Interior Changes
  • Cabinetry – Peggy Helgeson, Distinctive Designs By Peggy
  • Tile Work – Dianne Fasano, Bella Tile & Stone
  • Custom Staircases – Jay Kiesler, Alpine Stairs
McCormack Etten Rendering
McCormack Etten Project 1
McCormack Etten Project 2
McCormack Etten Project


Macnon Builders

Third Stop – Modern Prairie Style Home, Northbrook, IL, 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm

Completed new construction home finished in Modern Prairie Style with wide eaves, clerestory windows and horizontal lines by PHS Member Teak Barton, Macnon Builders . This home will be listed for sale in the near future for $2.7M.

PHS Member Collaborators: 

Macnon Builders HHT Project
Teak Barton Interior
Macnon Builders
Macnon Builders back yard

PHS Happy Hour Networking

Fourth Stop - Happy Hour Networking, Landmark Inn, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

1352 Shermer Road
Northbrook, IL 60062

networking event
PHS Networking Event
PHS Networking Event

Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Various stops in North Shore and Northwest, Chicago, Illinois area
Janet Janowiak
PHS Hard-Hat Tours
Registration is required
Payment In Advance Only
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Happy Hour Cocktail Networking