Architects

  • For decades, the Emil Bach, a 1915, 2,700-square-foot, late Prairie two-story, teetered on the edge of demolition threats, zoning beefs with the city and a market re-thinking the value of…   Read the Blog

  • Frank Lloyd Wright's fully restored 1915 landmark Emil Bach home in Chicago's Rogers Park neighborhood in the North Shore has opened as a mini-vacation spot, special events hub and tour attraction.   See the Gallery

  • Emil Bach House living room. That ottoman centerpiece is calling you, isn't it? Here's the trademark details of a Wright Prairie style. The wooden benches, brick fireplace as focal point and an open…   See the Image

  • Emil Bach Formal Dining Room. Does your eye cast over to that blast of yellow leaf fan and bronze base decorative lamp on the right? We can't take our eyes off it either. If you've never toured a…   See the Image

  • Another angle of that glorious sun room and lounge in the Emil Bach House. Now owned by Col. Pritzker's Tawani Enterprises the compact Wright is in the hands of a "dedicated…   See the Image

  • Window seat benches. We never tire of these built-ins and this delightful garden plus pillows is a knockout. Smart, that oval table on coasters and the plush, low, electric blue coffee table (or…   See the Image

  • These used to be called "receiving rooms" back in the day. The home has three bedrooms and a sun room on the second floor. This was brick maker Emil Bach's prized home and personal…   See the Image

  • Exterior: Emil Bach House in Rogers Park. Harboe Architects, an experienced and lauded firm with a project portfolio including many of Chicago's iconic buildings, were recruited for the exterior and…   See the Image

  • Emil Bach House dining room & lounge area. The summery white against a knotty wood background is an unusual and unexpected decor ensemble for a Wright home. A sharp contrast from the more muted…   See the Image

  • Another angle of the fabulous white-on-knotted-wood lounge area. Here you can see the light fixtures and a touch of wicker for texture. Harboe Architects performed the restoration with the clear…   See the Image