Thursday, March 31, 2011

Still Touring Fox River Grove, IL....


...the community began life as a recreation / vacation town for wealthy Chicagoan at the end of the 19th Century. Lots of the homes we saw were renovated, weatherized former-summer homes. Above, the home fronts on the river side park, just a stone's throw from shore. I like the poach on second house: you could sit on the open porch and enjoy the view unblocked by porch rails; originally it lacked the second story.

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