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Charnley-Persky House, Chicago

Charnley-Persky House - Chicago, Illinois
Charnley-Persky House
1365 North Astor Street, Chicago, IL 60610Map
+1 312 573 1365
Neighborhood: Near North Side/ River North
Overview

Charnley-Persky House's building, designed in 1891 by Louis Sullivan and Frank Lloyd Wright, serves as the headquarters for the Society of Architectural Historians. Wright called it the "first modern house in America." One of his first commissions as a junior draftsman, the house bears many of the traits that became trademarks of his design style. The museum offers a walking tour of Astor Street.

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Charnley-Persky House General Information
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Arts & Museums
  • Nearest Train: Red Line, Clark/Divison stop
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