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Price: S./ 1,295,000 Address: 1027 West Chicago Avenue Neighborhood: Oak Park City: Chicago Tel: 995555940 Year Built: 1892 Bathrooms: 3Floors: 2Bedrooms: 5State: IL

Full Description:

One of three houses along Chicago Avenue in Oak Park, two of which belong to a group known as American architect Frank Lloyd Wright's "Bootleg Houses.". This trio of houses includes the Robert P. Parker House and the Walter Gale House were designed by Wright independently while he was still employed by Adler and Sullivan. Architect Louis Sullivan loaned Wright money during the construction of his own home and studio and Wright was working it off at the firm; independent work was forbidden by Sullivan. The Thomas Gale house is especially similar to the Robert P. Parker House. In all, Wright designed at least eight "bootleg houses" moonlighting while still under contract. When Sullivan found out about the side projects, in late 1892 or early 1893, Wright was dismissed. The Thomas Gale House is one of at least four which still stand; sources vary as to the exact numbers.


  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm
  • Balcony
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Carpeted Floors
  • Dishwasher
  • Disposal
  • Fireplace
  • Gas Range
  • Hardwood Floors
  • Microwave
  • Patio/Deck
  • Washer/Dryer
  • Waterfront

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  • Association Fee
  • Bike Paths
  • Boating
  • Clubhouse
  • Controlled Access
  • Courtyard
  • Fitness Center
  • Golf Course
  • Playground/Park
  • Pool
  • Public Transportation
  • Sports Complex
  • Tennis Courts


Status: Sold Anual Property Tax: 15,701Lot Size (m2): 700m2: 150Garage Size: 2 cars mls: 00002


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