Glessner House is a National Historic Landmark in Chicago's South Loop that will spark your excitement in architecture, history, and design through a dynamic exploration of Glessner House, its family, and its preservation. Guided tours by advance ticket.
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Explore Prairie Avenue after dark with this walking tour of the historic neighborhood led by costumed docents who will share stories of unexplained death, ghostly sightings, and more - if you dare!
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Glessner House, completed in 1887, is considered the urban residential masterpiece of architect H. H. Richardson. It influenced generations of architects that followed, including Louis Sullivan and Frank Lloyd Wright. Saved from demolition in 1966, the house has been extensively restored and retains most of its original furnishings, many representing the English and American Arts & Crafts movements.
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