I suppose that explains the addition matching the character of the original...I still prefer the simplicity of the original build.Mrs. Rant and Mrs. Elin were sisters, according to Crain's Chicago Business, which first reported the sale. A few years after their home was completed, the Rants expanded on Goff's design, adding a garage and a second story. According to Crain's, they hired the firm Perkins & Will, which had designed Winnetka's Crow Island School in 1940, to design the addition.
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