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Coonley, Avery, House

Riverside, Illinois
County of Cook.
National Register Number: 70000243
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Domestic - single dwelling. The threat level was Satisfactory in
2008.
Congressional District: IL-3 Certified Local Government: YES

Statement of Significance (as of designation - December 30, 1970):
One of architect Frank Lloyd Wright's most famous designs, this large, long, low, U-shaped two-story suburban "Prairie house" of frame and stucco was built between 1907 and 1909. Including strong horizontal lines, impressive chimneys, flowing interior spaces, a raised basement, low-pitched over-hanging roofs and careful integration with its site, Wright considered it one of the best of his early buildings.

Condition:
There is no threat to the landmark at this time.

The landmark received the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Landmarks Illinios Preservation award for Restoration in 2007.


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