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Eye on Evanston: Thoughts on Design | COVID-19 and the challenges of the architecture office

As many of us have experienced, COVID-19 has changed how we work, gather, shop and communicate. Many businesses have been greatly affected by the changes we have had to make to our lives. Some have suffered greatly; others have flourished. Our profession, architecture, benefited from being part of an “essential” industry. The construction business has […]

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Architecture enthusiast spotlights Evanston’s historic homes online

While Marie Gallagher had a successful career in rehabilitation counseling, she thinks she may have missed her calling – historical architecture. “Property Enthusiast [and] Appreciatior of Old Houses,” reads Gallagher’s Instagram biography for her account, Houses of Evanston. Gallagher, an Evanston resident, spends much of her free time walking and driving around the city to […]