Wheeler-Kohn House

Wheeler-Kohn House (HM1BHF)

Location: Chicago, IL 60616 Cook County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 51.298', W 87° 37.153'

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Otis L. Wheelock, architect

— 1870 —

A rare survivor of the stately mansions built on the Near South Side prior to the Great Chicago Fire of 1871, this also ranks as one of the city's best examples of Second Empire architecture. Built by banker Calvin Wheeler, it was remodeled in the mid-1880s by clothier Joseph Kohn, who added the window bay and elaborate front-porch in order to compete with the newer mansions on nearby Prairie Avenue.
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HM NumberHM1BHF
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Placed ByCommission on Chicago Landmarks
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Date Added Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 11:28am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 448601 N 4633858
Decimal Degrees41.85496667, -87.61921667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 51.298', W 87° 37.153'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 51' 17.88" N, 87° 37' 9.18" W
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Area Code(s)312, 773, 630
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2020 S Calumet Ave, Chicago IL 60616, US
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