Essential Architecture-  Chicago Loop North

Cable House

architect

Cobb and Frost

location

25 E. Erie St.

date

1886

style

Richardsonian Romanesque

construction

Stone

type

House
 
 
   
Designed in the Richardsonian Romanesque style by an eminent architectural partnership, this house was built for Ransom R. Cable, the president of the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railway Company.

The Cable House is among only a few remaining structures that illustrate the original elite residential character of the area just west of North Michigan Avenue.

links

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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