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CHICAGO , IL 60643
5 Beds, 3.5 Bath(s) $630,000
Property Type: DE
|Remarks - THIS PARK-LIKE SETTING IS A PERFECT BACKDROP TO CAPTURE THE BEAUTY OF THIS WONDERFULLY UNIQUE COLONIAL REVIVAL HOME. THIS MASTERPIECE WAS DESIGNED BY WILLIAM AUGUSTO OTIS IN 1894 FOR WILLIAM FRENCH, THE DIRECTOR OF THE ART INSTITUTE. THROUGHOUT THIS DISTINCTIVE HOME YOU WILL SEE MR. FRENCH'S PERSONAL TOUCH. THE CEILING OF THE FRONT PORCH VERANDA IS ADORNED WITH THE SCULPTURAL WORK OF MR. FRENCH'S STUDENTS AT THE INSTITUTE. IT IS A REPRODUCTION OF THE FRIEZE OF THE PARTHENON. DAVID CHESTER FRENCH, WILLIAMS' BROTHER AND RENOWNED SCULPTOR, WAS THE ARTIST WHO FASHIONED THE "OFFERING TO FIRE" DISPLAYED IN THE LIVING ROOM. TAKING A WALK THROUGH THIS LOVINGLY CARED FOR HOME IS LIKE WALKING BACK INTO A PART OF HISTORY. CURRENT OWNERS HAVE MASTERFULLY UPDATED AND ENHANCED EVERY FEATURE OF THIS HOME AND THE LUSCIOUS, BEAUTIFUL GROUNDS SURROUNDING IT. ALL NEW BATHS, UPDATED CUSTOM KITCHEN, TEAR OFF ROOF, NEW WINDOWS, MAIN LEVEL LAUNDRY, EXTERIOR PROFESSIONALLY PAINTED... JUST TO NAME A FEW!
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