Essential Architecture-  Chicago Northeast

Dewes House

architect

Adolph Cudell and Arthur Hercz

location

503 W. Wrightwood Ave.

date

1896

style

German Baroque

construction

Stone

type

House
 
 
   
   
The exuberant German baroque detailing reflects the European background of the original owner, brewer Francis J. Dewes, and his architects. The house is a monument to old-world splendor, an example of the eclectic styles of architecture popular in Chicago after the World's Columbian Exposition of 1893.

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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