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.
|Placed By||Commission on Chicago Landmarks|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 11:28am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16T E 448601 N 4633858|
|Decimal Degrees||41.85496667, -87.61921667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 41° 51.298', W 87° 37.153'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||41° 51' 17.88" N, 87° 37' 9.18" W|
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|Area Code(s)||312, 773, 630|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 2020 S Calumet Ave, Chicago IL 60616, US|
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