Prairie Style - Articles

For Sale: Classic Frank Lloyd Wright Home, Handled With Care

Courtesy of John Shipka, 3Di Focus; Zillow Thirteen miles from the Chicago's Loop, La Grange is a quiet bedroom community of about 15,500 residents. Real estate agent Katie Barreto of ERA Jensen & Feinstein Realtors LLC describes La Grange as a "fabulous town ... really great place to raise a family." "It's just... Continue Reading »

Prairie House (Style Spotlight)

By Bud Dietrich, AIA As the 19th century waned and the 20th century was dawning, a group of architects and designers in the Upper Midwest banded together to form the Prairie School. An entirely new approach to domestic design, the Prairie School featured a new language. Rooms made of four walls and small holes for... Continue Reading »

QUIZ: Do You Know Your House Styles?

As spring buying season nears, many Americans on the hunt for deals will find themselves struggling to decipher listing descriptions. In addition to Realtor-speak -- you know, terms like "well-apportioned" and "retro chic" -- it's important to know what you're really looking at. In the interest of educating homebuyers... Continue Reading »

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