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Glessner (John J.) House


National Historic Landmark

Statement of Significance (as of designation - January 7, 1976):
Completed in 1887, this house was designed by Richardson late in his career and represents the height of his Romanesque style. It was commissioned by John Glessner, president of International Harvester.


1800 Prairie Avenue, Chicago

Related Visitor Information: Oldest Landmarks in Chicago

Chicago Landmarks


GPS Coordinates

1 -- Glessner House Museum
Decimal Lat: 41.67979 / Lon: -87.61680899



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