Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Cable House

Cable House ...
Address: 25 E. Erie St.
Year Built: 1886
Architect: Cobb and Frost
Date Designated a Chicago Landmark: October 2, 1991 ..

Designed in the Richardsonian Romanesque style, this house was built for Ransom R. Cable, the President of the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railway Company. The Cable House is among only a few remaining structures that illustrate the original elite residential character of the area just west of North Michigan Avenue.

No comments: