Architecture Gems

The Oak Park Area’s iconic architecture is not limited to Frank Lloyd Wright. There are other jewels in the crown.

Pleasant Home is another National Historic Landmark in Oak Park and its sweeping front porch, gorgeous entry doors and main room inspired by the Auditorium Theater in Chicago are amazing to witness. Recent additions of private tours capture the imagination into what it must have been like to live in the home and the era.

The stunning gardens at Cheney Mansion are a wonderful place to enjoy a beautiful day or have a romantic walk before dinner. And Scoville Square, one of the few Prairie Style commercial buildings in America, is a great place to do a little shopping or enjoy a meal.

Berwyn’s Bungalows and More is a tremendous way to see how many different looks this treasured style of home can achieve and why it is still so desirable today. And Maywood’s Historic Homes touch on Americas tragic past with the Civil War and are a testament to the importance of preserving our history.

Many Architectural Gems still stand in the 18 Villages and towns that make up the Oak Park Area Communities just waiting for you to see.

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