South of the expressway, curiosity has simmered over the multi-columned palatial residence going up next door to Ino’s Mexican Restaurant. [Fit for a king, WednesdayJournalHomes.com, Sept. 23]

Turns out a local restaurant entrepreneur bought a run-down, two-bedroom house and truly transformed it, not for himself but for his parents. How generous of these new neighbors. It really epitomizes the American dream to work hard and then share success with your family. Welcome to the neighborhood, Lamas family!

Jean Lotus
Oak Park

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