Nathan G. Moore House and Stable, Oak Park

Frank Lloyd Wright
1895; reconstructed by Wright in 1923 after a fire destroyed the upper floor



This is one of the few houses designed by Wright in an historic style--English Tudor. Although in later years Wright disliked this house, it was widely copied. Tudor elements include the decorative (rather than structural) half-timbering, the steeply pitched roof and intersecting gables, the rambling, asymmetical plan, and the use of repeated balustrades.

The front, the front and street side, and detail of front gable

 

A view from the garden side, the two-story Gothic sidelight (on the left front), and the front central bay window with cusped arches and Gothic tracery

 

The garden side and details

 
 

The street side and street side entrance




Other houses on this site by Wright in Oak Park include: Peter A. Beachy House, Arthur Heurtley House, E. R. Hills House, Frank Thomas House, and the Wright House and Studio.

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