Thursday, March 12, 2009

Madlener House

Madlener House ..
Address: 4 W. Burton Pl.
Year Built: 1902
Architect: Richard E. Schmidt & Hugh M.G. Garden ..
Date Designated a Chicago Landmark: March 22, 1973 ..

The plaque reads ...
" The clarity, simplicity, and order of the Madlener House make it an outstanding residence in the tradition of the Chicago and Prairie School of architecture. design. It has the massing, logic, and dignity of a Renaissance Revivial-style palace, yet it is a thoroughly modern design.
Designated a Chicago Landmark on March 22, 1973,
by the City Council of Chicago
Richard J Daley, Mayor
Commission on Chicago Historical and Architectural Landmarks"...

This residence, which was built for liquor wholesaler Albert F. and Elsa S. Madlener. The building was purchased in 1963 by the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts, an educational institution.

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REF: Chicago Landmarks: Madlener House .. click here ...

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