Chicago in Cook County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
John J. Glessner House
Henry Hobson Richardson, Architect
— 1887 —
Erected by Commission on Chicago Historical and Architectural Landmarks.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Industry & Commerce.
Location. 41° 51.464′ N, 87° 37.254′ W. Marker is in Chicago, Illinois, in Cook County. Marker is at the intersection of South Prairie Avenue and East 18th Street, on the right when traveling south on South Prairie Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1800 South Prairie Avenue, Chicago IL 60616, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. George Pullman (within shouting distance of this marker); Visionary (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Henry B. Clarke House (about 400 feet away); Battle of Fort Dearborn (about 400 feet away); Wheeler–Kohn House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Second Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); American Book Company Building (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Platt Luggage Building (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chicago.
More about this marker. A typical National Historic Landmark plaque is on the same marker.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 21, 2013. This page has been viewed 548 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on October 21, 2013. 2. submitted on November 24, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. 3. submitted on October 21, 2013. 4, 5. submitted on November 24, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.
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