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Nominate home improvement projects you've completed for our annual Driehaus Bungalow Awards!


(If you have trouble submitting the nomination form below, email your answers and photos to

Nomination Guidelines
  • Must be a CBA-certified brick Chicago bungalow located in the City of Chicago (Not sure? Email

  • Nominated project must have been completed within the last 5 years

  • You may nominate more than one project, but you must submit a separate nomination form for each

Important Dates
  • Nominations must be submitted by 11:59pm on Wednesday, September 27, 2023

  • Finalists will be contacted on October 4 to schedule a one-hour photo/video shoot between October 6-8

Nomination Categories
  • Exterior Rehabilitation: Appropriate rehab or restoration of exterior areas (including garages), or compatible new additions

  • Interior Rehabilitation: Rehab of interior area for contemporary use while main maintaining significant bungalow features

  • Interior Restoration: Accurately recovers historic details and forms of the Chicago bungalow

  • Small Project: Completed at a cost of $5,000 or less

  • Green Project: Demonstrates sustainability or energy-efficiency

  • Landscape Design: Gardening and landscaping to enhance the home's visual impression

  • Window Restoration: Repair or restoration of original wood windows (NOT window replacement)

Nominations are now closed.

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