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Modern Family

Kerrie Kennedy | November 5, 2018 | Feature Features National

A Bucktown family finds the perfect retreat in Winnetka.
Designer Jamie Schachtel was able to repurpose some of the family's beloved artwork in their new Winnetka home.

When a young family decides to make the move from the city to the North Shore, very often it coincides with their children starting school. In the case of this particular family, who decided to relocate from Bucktown to Winnetka, their eldest daughter was entering third grade, and their youngest daughter, who has special needs, was about to start kindergarten. “We specifically chose Winnetka because of the school system,” the wife says. “Because of my daughter’s needs, we knew we didn’t want to do a heavy renovation, so we sought out new construction.”


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