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Gauler Twin Houses

Walter Burley Griffin, Architect

 

1906

 
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September 10, 2013
1. Gauler Twin Houses Marker
Inscription. Built as speculative housing by John Gauler, this pair of wood-and-stucco residences is a rare example of a "twin" Prairie School design. Their architect is internationally recognized for his distinctive designs and for his early contributions to the field of "land planning." The vertical composition of these houses, a hallmark of Griffin's work, shows his skill in adapting Prairie-style principles to a relatively small, narrow urban site.
 
Erected 2000 by Commission on Chicago Landmarks.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Chicago Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 41° 59.378′ N, 87° 39.687′ W. Marker is in Chicago, Illinois, in Cook County. Marker is on North Magnolia Avenue north of West Rosedale Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5917-5921 N. Magnolia Avenue, Chicago IL 60660, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. WWI Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Rosehill Cemetery Entrance (approx. mile away); George S. Bangs (approx. 0.8 miles away); Thomas Edwin Greenfield Ransom (approx.
Gauler Twin Houses image. Click for full size.
September 10, 2013
2. Gauler Twin Houses
The Gauler Twin Houses are a Chicago Landmark and are listed on the National Register of Historic Places
0.8 miles away); Reverend Georg L. Mulfinger (approx. 0.8 miles away); Union Civil War Soldiers (approx. 0.8 miles away); George B. Armstrong (approx. 0.8 miles away); Battery A Chicago Light Artillery (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chicago.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 10, 2013. This page has been viewed 451 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 10, 2013. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.
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