The Leaded Glass Inside This Prairie-Style Home Should Probably be in a Museum
WOW. Now here’s something you don’t come across everyday! This PERFECT Prairie-style home in Waukegan, IL is on the market for $229,000, which is a small price to pay for the incredible original detail still inside, including some absolutely stunning leaded glass doors that appear to be in excellent condition. Here’s hoping this home never changes.
Per the listing:
RARE OPPORTUNITY to own this BEAUTIFUL HISTORIC LANDMARK built in 1913 by renowned architects Tallmadge & Watson. This home depicts a FINE EXAMPLE of the Prairie-style architecture Frank Lloyd Wright was famous for, and one of a very few Prairie-style homes in the Waukegan area. GORGEOUS leaded glass French doors throughout the main floor of this home. The living room and dining room will amaze you with the slight vault for achitectural interest, recessed cubicles for the grand piano or a library nook – you decide! Built-in bookcases abound here. The mission-style staircase is gorgeous and leads to a master suite “wing” at rear of the home, plus a beautiful front bedroom with amazing window. Don”t miss the artist”s loft on 3rd floor or the office area up the separate stairs from the kitchen. Wander thru this home and fall in love at every corner! So much to see! Newer mechanicals past 5 years include zoned heating and central air, newer electric, plumbing, and kitchen updates. WOW!!!
More information over at Zillow, courtesy of RE/MAX Showcase.
AUTHOR ELIZABETH FINKELSTEIN
Elizabeth is the founder of CIRCA and a practicing writer, architectural historian and preservation consultant living in Brooklyn, NY. Elizabeth has loved historic houses for as long as she can remember, having grown up in an 1850’s Greek Revival gem that was lovingly restored by her parents. Elizabeth, her husband Ethan and their beagle Banjo remain on a relentless hunt for their perfect “Thanksgiving house.”