John Wesley Doane House

Street Address: 
1827 Prairie Ave.
Chicago, IL

John Wesley Doane House
Location: 1827 Prairie Ave.
Architect: Theodore V. Wadskier, 1882
Owner: John Wesley Doane (1833-1901)
Construction: 1882
Demolition: 1/15/1927

This was the first house in Chicago to be illuminated by electricity.

See: Benjamin, Susan S. and Stuart Cohen. 2008. John Wesley Doane, 1827 Prairie Avenue. In Great Houses of Chicago, 1871-1921, 88-93. New York: Acanthus Press.



1832 - 1927

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