Updates and news about ERA / Eric Rothfeder Architect, an architectural design studio located in the Lakeview neighborhood of Chicago. We specialize in residential and commercial interiors, renovations and new construction.

August 13, 2019

Some initial design options for our Chicago Bungalow addition and renovation.


July 18, 2019

We’re beginning work on two new projects: a modern renovation and addition to traditional Chicago bungalow in Albany Park and a penthouse renovation in an 1894 vintage apartment building the Near North Side.



July 15, 2019

Work on the Herringbone Apartment in nearly complete. More images soon!

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April 18, 2019

We’re beginning a very exciting project at the Nabisco Lofts in the West Loop. More Soon!

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April 5, 2019

Demolition begins on a residence in an historic Mies van der Rohe apartment building. Exciting to be working with BBurnBuilders and CraftedWild on this great project!

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April 3, 2019

Design updates for the Harding House and Community Hub. See more here.

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January 21, 2019

Finishing up the millwork on two projects. Almost complete!


October 2, 2018

Work progresses on Parkway Apartment.


September 26, 2018

Work progresses on 2800 LSD Residence.



September 24, 2018

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August 17, 2018

Two new projects have started construction this week. More soon!


June 28, 2018

We’re excited to announce several new projects for the summer, including a home and community agricultural center in DuPage County, a home addition on the North Shore and several commercial and residential interiors.

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June 26, 2018

Construction progress on Art / Yard / Garage. Framing, electrical and HVAC now complete!


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April 4, 2017

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