John Jacob Glessner House

Street Address: 
1800 S. Prairie Ave.
Chicago, IL

John Jacob Glessner House
Location: 1800 S. Prairie Ave.
Architect: Henry Hobson Richardson, 1885-87
Owner: John Jacob Glessner (until his death in 1936); American Institute of Architects; Armour (now Illinois) Institute of Technology (through 1958); Graphic Arts Technical Foundation (1966); Chicago Architecture Foundation
Construction: 1887, still standing as the Glessner House Museum

See: Benjamin, Susan S. and Stuart Cohen. 2008. John Jacob Glessner, 1800 South Prairie Avenuw. In Great Houses of Chicago, 1871-1921, 136-147. New York: Acanthus Press.



1887 - 9999

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