Custom Residential - City

How does a house or an apartment become your home? Foster Dale Architects (FDA) listens and works collaboratively with you to design an elegant home with inspiring space that reflects your personality and your lifestyle. FDA can help you to design a new home or to renovate or expand your existing home.

When appropriate, we incorporate sustainable design strategies and innovative material selections. We provide design options and guide clients through the entire process. In a new home or a renovation, we believe that a home should look to the future while respecting the past.

Chicago Apartment 1

Our client purchased this raw loft space and came to FDA excited about the potential of a blank slate.   He knew there ...

Chicago Apartment 2

The bachelor who owns this apartment asked FDA for help to update to his coop in the Gold Coast of Chicago. The kitchen ...

Chicago Residence 1

Converting this vintage brick 4-flat in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood into a sustainable home was a ...

Chicago Residence 2

This graystone three-flat near Wrigley Field was completely gutted in order to create a modern single-family home. The ...

Chicago Residence 3

This masonry two-flat near Wrigley Field was gutted and expanded to create a beautiful single family home that still ...

Chicago Residence 4

The clients for this new single-family home asked FDA to design a sustainable home that would fit into their north side ...

Chicago Residence 5

The owners approached FDA for help in transforming this vintage home to accomodate a contemporary lifestyle and use of ...

Chicago Residence 6

Our clients acquired the lot next to their home and asked FDA to help them to design a small addition, a side yard/garden ...

Chicago Residence 7

Many sustainable design strategies were included in this "gut" renovation and addition to a custom single-family house, ...

Chicago Residence 8

This new single-family residence is located on a wide lot in the Chicago neighborhood of Lakeview. FDA was asked to design ...

Chicago Residence 9

This older brick soda pop bottling plant on the south side of Chicago was gutted and put back together as a unique ...

Chicago Residence 10

FDA designed this project for a retiree who wished to move closer to his family in the city.    His goals were to have an ...

Chicago Residence 11

Our clients bought this relatively new house on a wide lot in Lakeview knowing that the first floor had serious layout ...