Realtors, Preservationists, Dealers & More!

Chicago Bauhaus and Beyond is an all-volunteer non-profit organization. We are pleased to provide this resource list of businesses or professional services related to Modernism.

Robert J. Anderson
Baird & Warner
2762 N. Lincoln
Chicago, IL 60614
Tel: 312.980.1580

Robert’s knowledge & expertise from 16+ years of experience have made his business tremendously successful. He eats, sleeps & lives Real Estate, which has catapulted him into Chicago’s 1% of Top Producers for the last 8 years with $360+ million in sales, earning Baird & Warner’s prestigious Founder’s Club distinction. His voracious appetite for the Chicago market, its neighborhoods & trends keeps his knowledge current & growing. He approaches every day with his client’s best interest at heart. “I know that sounds cliché, but for me it’s at the heart of how I run my business.” He also focuses on high-quality marketing & service, working to think outside of the box for his clients needs. Robert specializes in Sellers, Buyers, Luxury homes, Developments & Relocation; experience in land acquisition, commercial and retail sales.
Benjamin Historic Certifications LLC
711 Marion Avenue
Highland Park, IL 60035
Tel: 847.432.1865

A consulting firm specializing in historic preservation with a focus on documenting and preserving the special character of both historic buildings and landscapes. Clients include homeowners, real estate developers, municipalities, local historical societies and other not-for-profit organizations in the Chicago metropolitan area.
Chicago Architecture Foundation
224 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60604
Tel: 312.922.3432 ext. 243

The Chicago Architecture Foundation is dedicated to advancing public interest and education in architecture and related design. From the ashes of the 1871 Chicago Fire emerged the prototype for the modern high-rise city. New technologies and ?made-in-America? aesthetic ideas shaped both Chicago and cities worldwide. CAF interprets this vibrant, and still evolving, legacy with trained volunteer docents leading scores of different tours, as well as presenting dynamic exhibitions and public programs on architecture and design.
Chicago Condos Online
849 West Monroe
Chicago, IL 60607
Tel: 312-666-6661

Chicago Condos Online provides information on many different condominiums in. You can choose from a wide variety of condos, lofts, and other real estate listings in Chicago and around the Chicago suburbs.

Tracy Dillard
Koenig & Strey Real Living
Tel: 312.893.3557

Specializing in architecturally interesting and unique properties in Chicago and nearby suburbs
Dream Town Realty
1950 N. Sedgwick
Chicago, IL 60614
Tel: 312-265-8000

Dream Town is a Chicago real estate search engine, offers home buying, and selling information. It also serves as a guide for Chicago and offers a incite on all the individual Chicagoland area neighborhoods.
GMD Interior Designer
Cell: 312.388.4442
Fax/VM: 312.988.7171

Interior Design using the pieces of European Designers and Architects focusing on Mouille, Prouve, Gauriche, Mollino, Ponti, Mategot. Established contacts in Italy and France, can get any original or reproduced piece. Also reproducing Mollino furniture.
Kipnis Architecture + Planning
Tel: 847 864-9650

Kipnis Architecture + Planning is recognized as one of Chicago’s premier award-winning and environmentally sustainable architectural practices. KAP has been the #1 ranked architectural firm in Chicago on Houzz since 2012. We specialize in intelligently designed new homes, additions, and renovations to meet the specific and exacting wishes of our clients.

Previous works have included the renovation and addition to a 1956 MCM Barancik Conte & Associates home in Glencoe, a full green renovation to a 1949 MCM Greta Lederer home in Highland Park , the addition and renovation to a 1960’s home in west Glencoe, and the design of a modern vacation home in Saugatuck that blends Case Study aesthetics with Michigan agricultural vernacular.
Landmarks Preservation Council of Illinois
53 W. Jackson Blvd., Suite 1315, Chicago, IL 60604
Tel: 312-922-1742

Landmarks Preservation Council of Illinois is the state’s leading voice for historic preservation. LPCI is a membership, statewide organization. In the 34 years since its founding, our organization has gone on to save countless architectural and historic treasures throughout the State of Illinois. Explore our site to learn more about the variety of LPCI programs that continue to facilitate, educate, and promote historic preservation.
Modernist Dwellings – Chicago Real Estate for the Mod-minded
Quest Realty Group
Tel: 773.932.1212

Our concept is simple: We bring together modern homes and people who love unique architecture. Modernism is accessible. Modernist dwellings in the Chicago area range from luxury beach estates to affordable mid-century modern ranch homes waiting for you to restore their mid-century modern glamour.
Modern Sarasota: Martie Lieberman, Realtor
I am Realtor specializing in architecture, Premier Sotheby’s International Realty, Sarasota, Florida.
Tel: 941.724.1118
Palm Springs Modern Tours
Palm Springs, CA
Tel: 760.318.6118

Offering an extensive three-hour overview of Palm Springs mid-century architecture discovering the architects who lived and worked in PS (Albert Frey, E. Stewart Williams, William F. Cody, et al) and those more famous ones with desert commissions (Neutra, Lautner, Becket, Victor Gruen Associates, et al). See all types of buildings (residential, commercial, civic, religious, hotels, etc), explore tucked-away neighborhoods and learn about the era’s clientele, materials, and the creative architecture and design that flourished in Palm Springs during the post-war years. Advance reservations recommended to ensure seating availability. Group and custom tours available; fees on request.
Allen Porter – Graphic-Industrial Designer/Writer
Tel: 847.328.6145

Studied at Institute of Design-1946-1950. Los Angeles design office, 1951-1969: clients included leading modernist architects/furniture/lighting designers/manufacturers and showrooms. Work appeared regularly in Arts & Architecture magazine, Graphis, and publications worldwide. Designed the award-winning logo and literature for Chicago Bauhaus and Beyond. CD & Bio available.
Prospect Equities Select
REALTOR®, Laura Good
Prospect Equities Select
Lincoln Park Office
1920 N. Lincoln Ave., Suite C-2
Chicago, IL 60614
Tel: 847-386-6170 Winnetka Home Office

Nationally recognized REALTOR® with twenty years experience specializing in modern, architecturally significant, historic and luxury real estate on Chicago’s North Shore and throughout the entire greater metropolitan Chicago area. Nationwide referrals to REALTORS® who understand architecture and design. Expertise featured in two-page cover story in Chicago Tribune’s Sunday real estate section. Servicing the connoisseur market with properties from Mies to Weese. Entrusted with the sale of several Frank Lloyd Wright properties. Long-time preservationist and commissioner on Winnetka’s Landmark Preservation Committee.
Realtor & Dealer of Mid-Century Modern Furniture
Jetset Modern & Modern Property
Baird & Warner Real Estate
P.O. Box 364
Flossmoor, IL 60422
Tel: 312.371.0986

Realtor specializing in 20th century modern architectural houses and condominiums. Dealer of vintage modern furniture and decorative arts, also does prop rentals and styling for the advertising industry, and staging for real estate properties.
Real Estate Agent
Tel: 847.651.1983
Specializing in Mid-Century Modern Homes. Emphasis on the North Shore and mid-century Chicago condominiums.
T. Paul Young Architect; Architecture, Site & Landscape Planning
Tel: 708.898.2602

The firm specializes in new construction, both residential and commercial, working in the tri-state area. In addition, the firm has been active in the restoration of significant buildings, interiors and landscapes. Clients include homeowners, businesses, institutions and development organizations.

Prior to opening the practice in 1985 Young had worked in the offices of Mies van der Rohe, David Haid, Al Swenson/Pao-Chi Chang.
In the office of Mies van der Rohe, Paul was responsible for the first restoration of the Farnsworth House, 1971-72. He is also currently working on a publication of the early works of Alfred Caldwell.

Links to relevant non-profit organizations and museums:

Farnsworth House – Mies van der Rohe
Mies van der Rohe Society
Recent Past Preservation Network
Museum of Contemporary Art
The Art Institute of Chicago
Chicago Art Deco Society
The Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago
Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy