North Shore Custom Home Builders and Architects

Scott Simpson Design + Build is an experienced team of builders specializing in the architecture and building of new construction homes, historic renovations, and sophisticated eco-conscious/green buildings all across the Chicagoland area, specifically in Chicago and the North Shore. We invite you to visit our headquarters in Northbrook and tour some of our award-winning projects in Chicago and local North Shore communities. As custom home builders in Chicago IL, we are proud to design and build homes in the following areas:


Northbrook is home to our office and an incredible place to live! Our custom new homes in Northbrook present in many different styles – including eco-conscious contemporary, rustic chic, farm-style standouts, country estates, and even east coast elegance.

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Evanston, Chicago

Our custom new homes in Evanston and Chicago honor the cultural diversity, robust character and unique lakefront beauty of our city with everything from modern farmhouses to historic mock Tudor manors to Chicago Town Homes, Condos and Co-ops.

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Winnetka amazes with a mix of sprawling lakefront properties and homes from as early as the 1830s. Our team has created stunning new construction homes and preserves the heritage of the community with expert Tudor and historic and even Spanish Colonial renovations.

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Glenview is renowned for impressive schools, more than 290 acres of green space, quaint shopping and dining as well as proximity to Chicago expressways and commuter trains. Our custom homes in Glenview include the first LEED gold-certified (green) home.

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Glencoe is one of Chicago’s most beautiful suburbs with lakefront homes and a forest preserve surrounding the charming downtown, all within the nationally-recognized New Trier High School district. Our custom homes feature this resort living dream home and a showcase modern tudor.

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Our Kenilworth new homes include a new construction home with state-of-the-art comforts and amenities to the preservation of a historically significant home that was designed by George Maher, a well-respected architect of the Prairie School to a whimsical Tudor.

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Highland Park

Landmark homes are interwoven throughout Highland Park alongside family attractions, memorable movie locations, and a robust shopping district. We have enjoyed working on a variety of custom home projects in Highland Park, including this lakefront home and a modern renovation.

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The villages of North Barrington, South Barrington, Barrington Hills, Lake Barrington and Tower Lakes feature sprawling land, large lots and beautiful scenery that are perfect for the design and build of a custom home. This is definitely a growing area that inspires us!

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Hinsdale Custom Homes

The western suburbs and towns like Hinsdale, Western Springs, Westmont and Oak Brook are family-friendly towns that are growing while preserving their histories of gracious architecture.

Modern craftsman kitchen with hanging light fixtures over a white top island with five seats and dark custom cabinetry

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We are proud to be a premier design-build firm with accomplished architects in-house. Our North Shore architects and builders are able to bring true client collaboration to each luxury home we build.

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