An American Palace: Chicago's Samuel M. Nickerson House

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An American Palace: Chicago's Samuel M. Nickerson House , explores the rich and varied history of one of Chicago's grandest Gilded Age residences. Commissioned by Chicago banker Samuel M. Nickerson in 1879, the house was designed by the architectural firm Burling and Whitehouse of Chicago and finished in 1883, during a time of unprecedented economic growth in the Midwest between the end of the Civil War and the outbreak of World War I.Following a long and checkered history of both private and institutional ownership, the ...

An American Palace: Chicago's Samuel M. Nickerson House 2012, Driehaus Museum

ISBN-13: 9780615478449

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