Hazlett Architecture LLC Builds Single-Family Homes That Are Both Timeless

Hazlett Architecture LLC designs and builds new single-family homes that are both timeless and modern. With an expertise in energy-efficient building techniques, the firm is dedicated to exceeding clients’ expectations. Its team of architects and engineers uses open-concept floor plans and energy-efficient materials to create beautiful spaces that are both comfortable and practical.

The company’s founder, Ken Hazlett, has published numerous articles on technology and telecommunications law in scholarly journals such as the Stanford Law Review, the Yale Journal of Regulation, and the Columbia Law Review. He has also written for popular periodicals such as the Wall Street Journal and Reason. He has testified before federal and state courts, regulatory agencies, and committees of Congress.

In addition to being an architect, Hazlett is a licensed real estate broker. He has extensive knowledge of the North Shore, including Evanston, Wilmette, Winnetka, and Kenilworth. He also possesses an intimate understanding of Chicago’s neighborhoods, such as Rogers Park, Lakeview, Hyde Park, and Lincoln Park. He has experience designing and renovating residential properties, as well as managing construction projects.

Hazlett also serves on the Board Hazlett Architecture of Directors of the University of Nebraska at Omaha. He has been an active advocate for UNO’s international programs and has contributed to raising community awareness of global events and concerns. He has served as Chair of the Janet Dupuy Colley Professorship of International Studies.

This is an example of a Classical Revival home built in hard-pressed red brick with a rounded front bay, ornate circular beveled glass panel at the entrance, and octagonal tower rising from the juncture of the two arms of the facade. Its front and back parlors feature interior woodwork with bands of suns and sunflowers and lincrusta wainscot on the main staircase and front and back parlor doors.

The house was built in 1887 for retired Wheeling physician Robert Hazlett and his wife, Ann Cummins Hazlett. Hazlett had a distinguished career in business, serving on the board of directors of the Dollar Savings Bank and Trust Company, the Wheeling and Belmont Bridge Company, the Linsly Institute, the Palace Furniture Company, and the Ward Baking Company. He was also a member of the Rotary Club and a trustee of Greenwood Cemetery.

Hazlett was born in 1865 and died in 1909. He was the father of William H. Hazlett, who was a railroad engineer in the early 1900’s. He is buried at Greenwood Cemetery. He graduated from Linsly Military Institute and earned a civil engineering degree from Ohio State University. He was president of the Wheeling and Belmont Bridge Company and later founded the Wheeling and Belmont Bridge Railway Co. He was a member of the National Railroad Passenger Traffic Association, the American Society of Civil Engineers, and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He was a trustee of the Washington County Free Library for many years. He was an active civic leader and the father of several children. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church and the Masonic Lodge.