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Nesters Make A Home In Downtown Chicago Condo
With the last of their five daughters graduating high school, JoAnne and Karry Kleeman decided to sell their Park Ridge home, including all the furniture in it, setting in motion their plan to live as empty-nesters in a newly constructed high-rise building in Chicago’s downtown Gold Coast area. “Joanne and her daughter came in to west elm just to look, but they immediately fell in love with our aesthetic,” says Florrie Parks, a lead stylist at the west elm Old Orchard location in Skokie, IL. “We discussed what their needs were and ultimately she decided to furnish the whole condo space with us.” Pleased with the offerings from west elm’s Style + Service program , JoAnne purchased the Premium Design Package, as well as having the installer paint the entire condo with Sherwin-Williams…
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Leaving your day job to move back home, rediscover your roots, and work from a garage is a self-starter’s fantasy, a romantic notion that seems torn from the pages of a novel. For woodworker Blake Sloane and social worker/photographer Jonaki Sanyal, it’s a reality. The two grew up in the suburbs of Washington, DC, but lived in Chicago for a 10-year stint. Upon returning home to the DC area, this time with a newborn in tow, the couple set to work renovating their 1930s home and documenting it fastidiously along the way. The project solidified Blake and Jonaki’s passion for woodworking and design and soon morphed into a full-fledged business. Today, Forty Third Place is a…