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Gilded Age Glitter at The Glessner House Wins Landmarks Illinois' Richard H. Driehaus President's

“J. J. Glessner and Frances Macbeth were married Dec. 7th 1870 at Springfield, Ohio at the residence of J. R. Macbeth at 176 S. Limestone St. by Rev.

John J. Glessner House built: 1886 Architect: Henry Hobson (H.H.) Richardson

The Glessner House: How Forward-Thinking Homeowners Helped a Revolutionary Architect Make His Mark in Chicago :: Chicago Architecture

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The Glessner House: How Forward-Thinking Homeowners Helped a Revolutionary Architect Make His Mark in Chicago :: Chicago Architecture

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Female servants' entrance at Glessner House, showing silhouette of the family's cook in window

John and Frances Glessner and their family occupied two houses in Chicago before moving into their Prairie Avenue home on December 1, 18 87 . This week ...

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Glessner parlor, photo by James Caulfield

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Elizabeth Glessner (far right) with her siblings John, Frances, and Emily and their maternal grandmother Elizabeth Hamlin, c.

John J Glessner House Library designed by HH Richardson. via vincusses on Flickr

The official Glessner House blog, The Story of a House, is fantastic and I highly recommend subscribing.

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Glessner House, H. H. Richardson

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BELOW: Two photos showing one of the Glessners' great-great-great granddaughters exploring their box at Symphony Center during Glessner House Museum's 125th ...

Chicago Symphony Orchestra, 1926

The Glessner Journal A QUARTERLY PUBLICATION FOR MEMBERS AND FRIENDS OF GLESSNER HOUSE MUSEUM Volume X, Number 3 IN THIS ISSUE Calendar of events .

Frances Glessner At Home

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Glessner House Exterior (Photo: Jerzy Rose)

On December 15, 1870, the couple arrived in Chicago and spent their first week residing at the Sherman House, located at the northwest corner of Clark and ...

Frances Macbeth Glessner's wedding dress (Courtesy Chicago History Museum)

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Bill's presentation at Glessner House

BELOW: Two photos showing one of the Glessners' great-great-great granddaughters exploring their box at Symphony Center during Glessner House Museum's 125th ...

From the mid-1950s onward, the building was occupied by various churches, and it slowly deteriorated from deferred maintenance.

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As the cold winter winds descend upon our city, we are provided with an opportunity to reflect upon how our forefathers kept warm. The Glessners' home ...

As has been previously said, the method used by Mr. Glessner in his road building is practically the old Roman method, so much criticized by modern writers, ...

... photography in the late 19th century, but as visual documentation of the places and events which shaped the lives of the members of the Glessner family.

Homes for George Glessner and Frances Glessner Lee, 1700-1706 S. Prairie Avenue, under construction, ...

Dovecotes. One of the many interesting architectural features of the Glessner house ...

Frances Macbeth Glessner and John Jacob Glessner in their library at 1800 S. Prairie Avenue

A century ago, Frances Glessner created quite a stir when she made a simple request to the members of her Monday Morning Reading Class – please remove your ...

The Glessner Journal A QUARTERLY PUBLICATION FOR MEMBERS AND FRIENDS OF GLESSNER HOUSE MUSEUM Volume X, Number 1 IN THIS ISSUE Calendar of events .

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The Story of a House: John J. Glessner and the CSO. See more. Mrs. Frances Glessner's first cousin, John Quincy Adams Ward, in his studio circa

Although protected from demolition as a city landmark, there was widespread concern that the deferred maintenance and exposure to the elements could cause ...

The Swift Mansion. Like the Glessner house ...

Tribute to John Glessner by Charles H. Hamill

Lichstern House, 3736 S. Michigan Avenue Photo by Frederick J. Nachman

Chicago Symphony Orchestra in miniature

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The system was a combination of direct and indirect radiation. With direct radiation, the furnace would heat the hot water and the gravity system would then ...

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December 24 and 25, 1915

February 11, 1936

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The second residence on Prairie Avenue was built for O. R. Keith in 1882 at 1901 S. Prairie Avenue, immediately to the north of the Marshall Field mansion.

Frances and Blewett went out to the florist in the intermission and sent flowers for me to the orchestra and the Strauss'.”

The House at 1836 Calumet Avenue, concluded

John J. Glessner purchased the double-house in March 1885, selling off the south portion of the lot to Osborn R. Keith, and retaining the remaining 75 feet ...

The home of Daniel Shipman was constructed in 1874 at 1828 S. Prairie Ave. William W. Boyington, best remembered today for his design of the Chicago Water ...

Unity Hall gets a new lease on life

Other building activity during the year included a large $10,000 addition to the William G. Hibbard house at 1701 S. Prairie Ave. The original house had ...

Through the years Jack's clients included the City of Chicago, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Notre Dame University, Biltmore Estate, and many of the ...

During construction of the house in 1886-1887, John and Frances Glessner spent considerable time shopping for items for their new home.

The funeral took place at the family home on Prairie Avenue on January 16th, as reported in the Chicago Tribune:

The south courtyard.

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Frances Glessner and the Daughters of the American Revolution

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A nearby home on present-day Prairie Avenue.

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... unique style — his own take on the Romanesque he saw in France: heavy massing, picturesque rooflines, rounded arches, minimal ornamentation.

As has been previously said, the method used by Mr. Glessner in his road building is practically the old Roman method, so much criticized by modern writers, ...

Mrs. Glessner's seating chart for Christmas Day, 1915

The Glessner's Dining Room

The view of Prairie Avenue looking southwest at 18th Street is the only known image showing the southwest corner of Prairie and 18th prior to the ...

John Glessner recorded the presentation of the model in his wife's journal:

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John and Frances Glessner were deeply involved with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra from the time of its founding in the fall of 1891.

In 1902, when the time came to realize the long-held dream of Theodore Thomas to construct a permanent hall for the orchestra, John Glessner, ...

Orchestra Hall nearly finished in the late fall of 1904 (note "offices for rent