House for W. Irving Clark - La Grange, IL
Posted by: adgorn
N 41° 48.588 W 087° 52.164
16T E 427784 N 4629024
Quick Description: The Clark house may be the earliest of the "bootleg" designs that Wright designed in La Grange while with Adler and Sullivan.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 6/30/2009 3:16:54 PM
Waymark Code: WM6PC2
Located 221 S. La Grange Road
Although this house was previously attributed to E. Hill Turnock, even by Wright himself(!), plans found at Taliesin in the 1960's establish this as a Wright design. The exterior is in some ways related to Wright's own home in Oak Park, with the dominant front gable with a cross gable; lunette window on the third floor, and entrance between two octagonal bays.
Year Completed: 1892-3
Commissioned By: W. Irving Clark
Nearest City or Town: La Grange, IL
Website: [Web Link]
Tours Available?: Not Listed
There are no specific visit requirements, however telling about your visit is strongly encouraged. Additional photos of the building or house to add to the gallery are also nice, but not required. Pictures with a GPS or you in them is highly discouraged.
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