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Three Cheers for the Home Team

A light-filled, family-centered home in Chicago

Written by Amy Elbert
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    Landscaping: Anemone Enterprises, 708/410-1707.
    Stone walk (Buckingham slate): Schwake Stone, 847/824-2151.
    Garage door: Allied Garage Door Inc., 800/660-1877.
    Exterior stain (“Slate Grey’’): Cabot Wood Care Products, 800/877-8246, cabotstain.com.

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    Sconces: Boyd Lighting, 415/778-4300.
    Upholstered chairs; round mirror: Baker, 800/592-2537, bakerfurniture.com.
    Console table: Palecek, 800/274-7730, palecek.com.
    Sofa: Kravet, 888/ 457-2838, kravet.com, trade only.
    Sofa fabric: Hunt Leather Co., 312/661-1900, hollyhunt.com, trade only.
    Daybed: Royal Custom Designs, 626/967-5261, royalcustomdesigns.com.
    Daybed fabric; chair fabric: Glant Textiles Corp., 206/725-4444, trade only. Available through Holly Hunt, 312/661-1900, trade only.
    Wall covering: Donghia Furniture/Textiles Ltd., 800/366-4442, donghia.com, trade only.
    Floors throughout the house: white oak wide plank with custom dark stain.
    Rug: Stark Carpet Corp., 212/752-9000, trade only.
    Fireplace marble: Becker Works Ltd., 773/395-0532.
    Side table: owner’s collection.

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    Flooring: Materials Marketing, 800/368-3901, materialsmarketing.com.
    Hanging light fixture: Stonegate Designs, 269/429-8323, trade only. Available through Vogue Lighting, 847/675-7700. Bench: owner’s collection.

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    Fireplace stone (Chinese Ledgestone): Schwake Stone, 847/824-2151.
    Sconces: Boyd Lighting, 415/778-4300.
    Hanging light fixture: Stonegate Designs, 269/429-8323, trade only. Available through Vogue Lighting, 847/675-7700.

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    Rug: ProSource, prosourcefloors.com.
    Table: Palecek, 800/274-7730.
    Chairs: Restoration Hardware, 888/243-9720, restorationhardware.com.
    Piano: owner’s collection.
    Light fixture: Fontana Arte, 212/334-3295.

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    Cabinetry: Lambright Woodworking, 260/593-2997.
    Hardware: Restoration Hardware, 888/243-9720.
    Countertop (honed statuary marble); perimeter countertop (honed absolute black granite): Becker Works Ltd., 773/395-0532.

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    Range; range hood: Wolf Appliance Co., 800/332-9513.
    Refrigerator: Sub-Zero Freezer Co Inc., 800/222-7820, subzero.com.
    Prep sink (“Elements’’); main sink (“Manor House’’): Franke Kitchen Systems Division, 800/626-5771, frankeksd.com.
    Prep and main sink faucets: Dornbracht USA, 800/774-1181, dornbracht.com.
    Light fixtures above island and sink: Fontana Arte, 212/334-3295.
    Floor tile; subway tile (“Elements Ice Block Crackle’’): Materials Marketing, 312/226-0222.

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    Coffee center: Dacor, 800/772-7778, dacor.com.
    Microwave: KitchenAid, 800/422-1230, kitchenaid.com.

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    Wall covering (grass cloth): Blue Mountain Wallcoverings, 866/563-9872, blmtn.com.
    Drapery (by Designers Guild): Osborne & Little, 212/751-3333, osborneandlittle.com, trade only.
    Bedding: Bedside Manor Ltd., 800/485-4744, bedsidemanorltd.com.
    Bed: Royal Custom Designs Inc., 626/967-5261.
    Leather on bed: Edelman Leather, 800/886-8339, trade only.
    Porch chairs: Crate & Barrel, 800/996-9960, crateandbarrel.com.

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  • The Sidecar, price available upon request from Moore & Giles [1-800-737-0169]

    This beautifully crafted bar cart, The Sidecar by Moore and Giles, is a great way to store liquor, glassware, bar tools, and anything else needed to complete your own miniature bar. The cart, made of Virginia black walnut, birch, leather, aluminum, and brass, is wheeled to make sure the party can travel with you. Perfect for drink-lovers without the space for a full bar.