In many homes today, the dining room is the one room that is used the least. But as Thanksgiving approaches, the dining room takes center stage. Whether formal or casual, your dining room can complement the rest of your home and create a memorable and celebratory atmosphere. The dining rooms we’ve highlighted, along with the products and suggestions for your table, are worthy of the most discerning guests.
900 E. Ringwood Road N., Lake Forest, IL — $4,995,000
With carved walnut crown moldings and an equally intricate walnut mantle above the fireplace, this North Shore dining room is fit for royalty. It is just one of the many formal rooms perfect for entertaining large groups in this 11,700-square-foot estate designed in 1916 by the famed Chicago architecture firm Perkins, Fellows and Hamilton.