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Developer Has Change Of Heart

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Feb 23, 2012 10:16 AM
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by Eric last modified Feb 22, 2012

The Chicago Tribune reports that George Hausen, the Schaumburg-based developer who is under contract for both properties and was revealed to be the individual who original inquired about demolishing the Irving Residences in Wilmette we've been reporting on says in light of the historical significance of the buildings will rethink his plans. The article goes on to say that he'll likely donate the little Wright/Schindler cottage to a preservation group to develop the lot it...




 

 

Screen shot 2012-02-22 at 8.58.58 AMThe Chicago Tribune reports that George Hausen, the Schaumburg-based developer who is under contract for both properties and was revealed to be the individual who original inquired about demolishing the Irving Residences in Wilmette we've been reporting on says in light of the historical significance of the buildings will rethink his plans. The article goes on to say that he'll likely donate the little Wright/Schindler cottage to a preservation group to develop the lot it sits on, while selling the Van Bergen-design home on the other lot, instead of tearing it down. Let's tentatively call this another "win", but I won't rest easy until a new steward is found for both buildings. Read the article here.

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