Michael’s Hot Dog

Highland Park, Illinois

The Challenge


Michael’s Hot Dogs & Events by Michael’s

Interior & Exterior customer experience upgrades.

1879 Second Street, Highland Park, IL



Approximately 5,000 square feet of interior finish upgrades.


Design Summary:

Michael’s Hot Dogs was already known as the north shore’s hot spot serving Chicago classics for the last 30 years. A close collaboration with the owner’s design consultants, general contractor as well as the current restaurant staff resulted in the renovation of the customer experience areas revealing a fresh, sophisticated, modern and approachable setting that creates a new high-water mark for this iconic eatery. The rear Events Area design concept created an easily transitional space to accommodate custom settings for private or corporate events. A strict construction schedule was developed to maintain daytime hours of operation with a significant portions of the renovations being performed overnight.

Get In Touch

105 Schelter Road
Lincolnshire, IL 60069

(847) 276-3050