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A blog dedicated to the The Mid Century Modern era, approximately 1945-1975. Posts will feature real estate (residential and commercial) designs, fashion and furnishings from that era. Couture Academy projects will be highlighted at least once a month if not more. Enjoy! 

Illinois Alumni: Jim Hankes, Middleman

Few people know what they want to do early in life. Oh some children will say they want to be the President of the United, an astronaut, a professional ice skater, but they forget and soon they're following a completely different career path. Not Jim Hankes. He knew exactly what he wanted to at age 7. He remembers even the exact moment and place when he knew. Here's a clue: Chicago Stockyards. Read more to find out here

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