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Hurd Comstock House No. 2, 1631 Ashland Avenue, Evanston, Cook County, IL



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HB437525
Historic American Buildings Survey Photocopy From Western Architect, August 1913 At Right: House Ii - 1631 Ashland Ave

HB437526
Historic American Buildings Survey Photocopy From Western Architect, August 1913 Upper Photo: West Elevation Of House Ii 1631 Ashland Ave., Evanston, Ill


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Item Title


Location
1631 Ashland Avenue, Evanston, IL

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS IL-1089
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-133).
Building/structure dates: 1913 initial construction
Significance: This pair of houses done by Walter Burley Griffin just before leaving the United States for Canberra, is a sample of his handling of groups of buildings whose stylistic characteristics were developed along Wrightian lines.

Related Names
Griffin, Walter Burley


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. Historic American Buildings Survey Photocopy from Western Architect, August 1913 At right: House II - 1631 Ashland Ave. At left: Houst I - 1416 Church St., Evanston, Illinois FIRST STORY PLAN
2. Historic American Buildings Survey Photocopy from Western Architect, August 1913 UPPER PHOTO: WEST ELEVATION OF HOUSE II 1631 ASHLAND AVE., EVANSTON, ILL. LOWER PHOTO: INTERIOR OF HOUSE I 1416 CHURCH ST., EVANSTON, ILL.


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