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RICHARD
CONCIERGE
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ANY HOBBIES OR SPECIAL TALENTS?

I enjoy golf, watching my Cubs & Indians during the summer. I collect signatures and fine cigars, and enjoy cooking/baking. In my past life, I designed and executed the building of many food service establishments Lincoln Park Zoo, Morton Gardens, Bistro 110, Jake Melnicks, Popeyes, and Potbellys.

WHAT DRIVES YOU?

An old-school work ethic and enjoyment in a completed project.

HOW DO YOU DEFINE YOUR STYLE?

Old school.

DO YOU WORK FROM HOME, AND IF SO, WHAT SPACE DO YOU USE AS A MAKESHIFT OFFICE?

I have a large home, so I have a great office area.

WHATS YOUR IDEAL ROAD TRIP?

A weekend in Michigan, especially Saugatuck

WHICH PAST ERA INTRIGUES YOU THE MOST AND WHY?

20s and 30s, I enjoy art deco style

WHAT MOVIE PROP DO YOU WISH YOU OWNED?

Items from the Sting

I JAM OUT TO ...

CSN&Y, Beach Boys, Motown

ON FRIDAY NIGHTS YOU CAN FIND ME...

Humm, thats a state secret!

CANT LIVE WITHOUT

Good wine, good company and cigars

IF YOU HAD A BAND, WHAT WOULD THE NAME BE? WHAT GENRE?

Not sure of a name, but it would be classic rock!!!

WHY CHICAGO?

Came here 38 years ago as a regional VP of a company and stayed.

IN YOUR APARTMENT WHAT ARE YOUR FAVORITE FURNISHINGS OR ART PIECES? DO YOU KNOW WHERE YOU GOT THEM OR WHO DESIGNED OR CREATED THEM?

Prairie style items from the Frank L. Wright collection and a few custom pieces Ive had made over the years.

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Works in
The Lawrence House
Social
@flats
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I ENJOY GOLF, WATCHING MY CUBS AND INDIANS DURING THE SUMMER AND I COLLECT SIGNATURES AND FINE CIGARS, AND ENJOY COOKING AND BAKING.

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IN MY PAST LIFE, I DESIGNED AND EXECUTED THE BUILDING OF MANY FOOD SERVICE ESTABLISHMENTS INCLUDING LINCOLN PARK ZOO, MORTON GARDENS, BISTRO 110, JAKE MELNICKS, POPEYES, POTBELLYS.

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I ENJOY THE 20S AND 30S AND ART DECO STYLE.

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CANT LIVE WITHOUT GOOD WINE, GOOD COMPANY, AND CIGARS.

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