My first impression of when I saw the photo of the bungalow that had been remodeled by builder Brett Williams was that a pre-fab mobile home had been plunked down on top of a vintage brick bungalow. [Raising the bungalow, WednesdayJournalHomes.com, June 11]


I thought to myself maybe if I saw this house in person my initial reaction would change.


When I viewed the exterior of the house in person it still looked like a pre-fab mobile home plunked on top of a vintage brick bungalow. It is too bad in my opinion that the
Village of Oak Park allowed a design that actually detracts from the character of the other houses on the block to be built. In my opinion, this is a perfect example of why Oak Park needs a strong design standard put in place.


Mike Reust

Submitted to WednesdayJournalOnline.com

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