On the other side of the Chicago Architectural Salvage door, the second story overlooks the foyer, which is adjacent to a living room filled with Kriestle Forge lighting.
This Bible is an heirloom from Billy Johnsonâ€™s family.
"Florendo Rozante was a member of the Young Masters Society at the Art Institute of Chicago Museum. He did four (portraits) of my son and a larger one of my daughter."
"It was Billy's idea to put the pond addition on," says Nora Johnson. "There was a natural kind of void there."
"This bed is from Florence, (Italy). The antique dealer marched my grandmother into her own room and said, 'This is the bed you've been looking for!' It's the best thing we own."
"We were in Asia for eight weeks when we spotted this painting in Hanoi, (Vietnam). We didn't buy it at the time and never found anything else we loved as much the whole trip. When we got home, Billy tracked down the gallery in Hanoi. Every time I look at it, I'm reminded of his resourcefulness."
"I believe the outdoors should be one with the indoors. The more the outside is connected, the more I love it. Billy added in the ladder so that when we have parties, the band can go up and play. It's been used for everything â€” even a ping pong table."
"We had this made in Aspen, (Colo.). It's our custom Pond House logo."
"This is an architectural door from Architectural Salvage, in Chicago. Weâ€™d had it for ages and brought it with us on the move. We finally found a place and put it in this spot on the second floor because we wanted to let in more light."
"This is an old John Lennon given to us as a wedding present from a friend."