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Pleasant Home, Oak Park

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Pleasant Home, also known as the John Farson House, is a historic home located in the Chicago suburb of Oak Park, Illinois, United States. The large, Prairie style mansion was designed by architect George Washington Maher and completed in 1897. The house was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places on June 19, 1972. Exactly 24 years later, in 1996, it was declared a National Historic Landmark by the United States Department of the Interior.
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  • While in Oak Park to visit the restored Unity Temple by FLW we finally decided to visit another Prairie Style house by a contemporary of FLW-George Maher. Much more ornate with stained glass but... 
    While in Oak Park to visit the restored Unity Temple by FLW we finally decided to visit another Prairie Style house by a contemporary of FLW-George Maher. Much more ornate with stained glass but...  more »
  • The Pleasant Home, also known as the John Farson House, is a historic home located at 217 Home Avenue, at the intersection of Pleasant Street and Home Avenue in the Chicago suburb of Oak Park... 
    The Pleasant Home, also known as the John Farson House, is a historic home located at 217 Home Avenue, at the intersection of Pleasant Street and Home Avenue in the Chicago suburb of Oak Park...  more »
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  • Very interesting and unusual theatre experience
  • The beautiful entrance is located on Home Ave.

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