Essential Architecture-  Chicago Far South

Adams House

architect

Frank Lloyd Wright

location

9326 S. Pleasant Ave.

date

1900-01

style

Prairie school

construction

Brick

type

House
 
 
This building represents an important period of experimentation in the career of one of the world's best-known architects. Its horizontal massing, broad porch, and decorative treatment prefigure Wright's later work, demonstrating the evolving form of the Prairie School Style.

The original owners were William and Jessie Adams. Mr. Adams was a contractor who built several other Wright-designed houses in the Chicago area.

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With special thanks to the City of Chicago website, www.egov.cityofchicago.org , for much of the info on this page.
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