Tuesday, September 1, 2009

William H. Reid House

William H. Reid House ..
Address: 2013 S prairie Avenue
Completed: 1894
Architects: Beers, Clay & Dutton
the only house on the Prairie Avenue to remain a single-family home throughout it's history.
Note the large palladian window on the third floor..

The Prairie Avenue Historic District .. click here ... has been designated a Chicago Landmark .. The surviving buildings show the style and opulence in which the rich-n-famous of Chicago, lived in the last quarter of the 19th century .. However, there are a few buildings that are not within the boundaries of the Landmark District, but are in the vicinity and reflect the same glory and elegance of the era .. These are:
- Wheeler Kohn Mansion [Chicago Landmark] click here ..
- William H. Reid House
- Harriet F. Rees House .. click here ..

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