In Rogers Park, this stucco domestic has a design that’s sincerely one-of-a-kind—a Chicago bungalow outside with a royal, Tudor-fashion interior. The house was constructed by way of Andrew Hall, who became an electrician within the Eighteen Nineties and labored for a enterprise that changed into involved with Chicago’s 1893 World’s Fair, according to former proprietors. There, he fell in love with the Victoria House, which became a home built through Great Britain in half-hearted, 1/2-wooden Tudor fashion. It represented the style of membership homes and royal houses in London.
Hall designed the home around the special woodwork as a marriage gift for his wife for the following 12 months. In some cases, it became trimmed to healthy a smaller space as the Victoria homes lots larger. Since Hall became an electrician, the residence in Rogers Park become one of the first to simplest have power. Most of the authentic woodwork from the Victoria House is in the home’s entrance and important dwelling place—see the dramatic beams, gorgeous panels, and precise timber-burning fireplace with constructed-ins. Aside from the certainly exquisite history, the five-bedroom, 3-rest room bungalow sits on an outsized lot. It capabilities charming stained glass home windows, a big open kitchen, a main bedroom with a walk-in closet, a soaking tub surrounded by Italian marble, and doors terrace, and a outside perfect for gardening. Is this historical domestic calling your name? 1911 W. Farwell Avenue is calling $739,000, and there’s open residence from noon to 2 p.M. Sunday, March 17.