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Renovation

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  • Homeowners opting to remodel to get the space they want

    If the real estate industry already is wringing its hands about a dearth of houses on the market, this isn't going to help the situation much: Homeowners who recently remodeled or are planning a renovation say they did it for themselves, not with an eye...
  • Theater preservationists remember 'visionary' Shepardson

    Theater preservationists remember 'visionary' Shepardson
    Supporters of the renovation of the Wheaton Grand Theater are mourning the loss of a man whose vision guided much of the efforts to preserve the historic movie house and others around the country. Ray Shepardson, 70, of Wheaton, died on Monday night...
  • Downers Grove Library renovation on track

    Downers Grove Library renovation on track
    Patches of new carpeting have been installed, a new children's section is taking shape and a revamped circulation area is nearly complete as the Downers Grove Public Library nears the end of the first stage of construction for an interior renovation....
  • Lakefront restoration project aimed for fall 2015

    Lakefront restoration project aimed for fall 2015
    A major environmental restoration project on the lakefront around Fort Sheridan, estimated to cost about $13.6 million, could begin in the fall of 2015 after years of planning, according to local and regional officials involved with the project. As part...
  • More Reality Show Producers Gamble on Las Vegas

    It seems like Las Vegas has suddenly become a mecca for reality shows, but it's been hosting productions for over a decade -- there's just more now than ever. "The success of shows like 'Pawn Stars,' 'Counting Cars' and 'American Restoration' has...
  • Restoration Hardware's 17-pound catalog lands with a thud

    Restoration Hardware's 17-pound catalog lands with a thud
    Restoration Hardware’s gargantuan annual catalog, which set a record this year with a bundle of 13 “sourcebooks” totaling more than 3,300 pages and weighing 17 pounds, has critics on social media in an indignant tizzy. People who got...
  • Easton Hospital's ER renovations finished

     
    While hospitals all around the Lehigh Valley have been opening up facilities to be as close to their "customers" as possible, Easton Hospital looked back to its home base for the latest sprucing up. The hospital and representatives of Alvin H. Butz Inc....
  • Potomac River marina stirs concern for oysters

    Potomac River marina stirs concern for oysters
    — With oysters showing signs of revival in the Chesapeake Bay, some are trying to bring the bivalves back in the bay's second largest tributary, the Potomac River. Just two years into their fledgling effort to restore the river's once-bountiful...
  • Emanuel: No Wrigley Field hearing next month

    Emanuel: No Wrigley Field hearing next month
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel sent a message to Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts on Wednesday: You dropped the ball in clearly communicating the latest version of a Wrigley Field renovation, and my administration won’t be rushed into approving more electronic...
  • Ricketts pitches benefits of stadium renovation to business group

    Ricketts pitches benefits of stadium renovation to business group
    As he awaits a hearing on his latest proposal for the renovation of Wrigley Field, Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts today pitched the benefits of the ballpark and a neighborhood overhaul to a Lakeview business group. Ricketts cited the millions of people who...
  • Mark Rothko painting vandalized in 2012 goes back on view at Tate

    Mark Rothko painting vandalized in 2012 goes back on view at Tate
    A Mark Rothko painting that was vandalized in 2012 at London's Tate Modern museum is back on view after undergoing restoration. "Black on Maroon," a work from 1958 that is part of the artist's so-called Seagram mural series, was the subject of an 18-month...