Essential Architecture-  Chicago Northeast

Colvin House

architect

George W. Maher

location

5940 N. Sheridan Rd.

date

1909

style

elements of Prairie school

construction

Brick

type

House
 
   
   
This large-scale residence, one of the most distinguished to survive along Sheridan Road, epitomizes the distinctive architectural style of its designer. Dominant central entries, broad hipped roofs, bold rectangular massing, and complementary landscaping are common features of the work of this well-known architect, who began his career working for Frank Lloyd Wright.

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