East Coast Meets West Coast in Winnetka

Originally built as a charming Cape Cod with many additions over the years, Benvenuti and Stein transformed this lakeside home’s interior and exterior with details providing a Nantucket feel and a floor plan that captures the openness of southern California living. Read full story…          

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Glencoe Kitchen Renovation

The goal- A brighter kitchen with counter top space, storage space and room to breathe. The result- A bright and inviting space with an open floor plan, ample space for family to gather around the island and  room to comfortably entertain large or small groups. Read full story…  

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Benvenuti and Stein Receives Houzz Awards

We are thrilled to be a 2015 Houzz Award winner for both Design and for Service. It gives us great satisfaction that our work has such a broad appeal and we thank the Houzz Community for their votes.  

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Plan Now for Your Summer Renovation

Now is a great time to start planning your home renovation. Beginning the process now will allow you to enjoy the “new home” during the summer & fall seasons. These photos show the exterior of an extensive home renovation in Winnetka. Check back with us soon to see photos of the beautiful interior transformation and […]

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North Shore Home Remodel

The Challenge: To update and upgrade a 1920 brick Georgian to fit today’s lifestyle within the existing footprint and optimize views of the lake from all the living spaces without changing the character of the home’s exterior. The Plan: First Floor- To replace the dining room with a new kitchen. Remove a center dividing wall […]

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“Art Attack” at Benvenuti and Stein Winnetka Showroom-Oct 17

Experience “A Little Bit of Italy” with Venice themed paintings by our artist, John Baggio,  & see the latest in Italian marble, tile and hardware at Benvenuti and Stein Showroom, Friday- Oct. 17  from 5-9 pm. Sip on wine or a Bellini cocktail as you tour our showroom /gallery. The “Art Attack”  event is presented […]

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EAST COAST MEETS WEST COAST IN WINNETKA -History

When Patrick and Lisa first saw the property, they loved the location and the views of the lake, and especially looked forward to enjoying the large pool in the back terrace. While the location was desirable, they knew that it would be an undertaking to create the home they desired. The house was originally built […]

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Glencoe Homeowner Gets Her Wish

“Ever since I was a little girl, I wanted a white kitchen” Deb and Jeff and their 3 teenage children live in a well-built lannon stone home they purchased from a builder 11 years ago in an area of fine homes in east Glencoe. The first floor plan included a living room, dining room, family […]

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Hide Your Big ScreenTV Inside Custom Cabinetry

Our recent renovation in a downtown Chicago high rise called for transforming a dining room space  into the living room space. The client wanted their new 65″ Samsung curved led to be visible only when in use and to retain the wall space when out of sight. The solution: Our skillful cabinet makers created a […]

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