Robert Roloson Houses - Chicago, IL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn
N 41° 50.136 W 087° 37.092
16T E 448670 N 4631708
Quick Description: The only rowhouses designed by Wright that were actually built, located on Chicago's south side.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 5/16/2016 5:06:29 PM
Waymark Code: WMR6FH
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache
Views: 8

Long Description:
From the Chicago Landmarks site (visit link) :
"The facades display the steeply pitched gables and rectangular bands of windows characteristic of the English Tudor Revival style. Sullivanesque terra-cotta ornament embellishes the spandrel between the second and third floors. The four rowhouses were built as investment property by Robert W. Roloson, a successful grain merchant. The architectural commission was among the earliest received by Wright after leaving the firm of Adler & Sullivan, and the design shows many of his early influences."

Added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1977.

Located at 3213-19 S. Calumet Ave.
Year Completed: 1894

Commissioned By: Robert W. Roloson

Nearest City or Town: Chicago, IL

Public/Private: Private

Tours Available?: no

Website: [Web Link]

Visit Instructions:
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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