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215 E. Prospect Ave

 
 
215 E. Prospect Ave Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, October 30, 2021
1. 215 E. Prospect Ave Marker
Inscription.  
This property has been
designated a
Local Historic Landmark
by the City of Ottawa, Illinois
March 20, 2018

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Architecture. A significant historical year for this entry is 1930.
 
Location. 41° 20.391′ N, 88° 50.277′ W. Marker is in Ottawa, Illinois, in LaSalle County. Marker is on East Prospect Avenue east of Catherine Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 215 E Prospect Ave, Ottawa IL 61350, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Johnston (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 116 W. Prospect Ave. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hossack House (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Home of John Hossack (approx. 0.2 miles away); Board of Supervisors (approx. half a mile away); Abraham Lincoln (approx. half a mile away); Stephen Douglas (approx. half a mile away); Lasalle County Courthouse (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ottawa.
 
Regarding 215 E. Prospect Ave. According to a March 28,
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2018 article in The Ottawa Times, the red brick Georgian house was built for Dr. William Fread and his wife, Ellie, in 1930. It was designed by premier Ottawa architect Jason Richardson and has uncommon features for the area, including a poured concrete foundation, a curved mahogany staircase, Herman Nelson Invisible Radiators and a Bangor slate roof.
 
Also see . . .  Tornado-damaged home named Ottawa historic landmark. March 28, 2018 article by Charles Stanley in The Ottawa Times. (Submitted on November 1, 2021, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 
 
215 E. Prospect Ave Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, October 30, 2021
2. 215 E. Prospect Ave Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 1, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 1, 2021, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 206 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 1, 2021, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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