Isadore H. Heller House

5132 S. Woodland Ave., Chicago, Illinois

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Description 

Begun in 1896, the Isidore Heller House represents the most important surviving example of Frank Lloyd Wright's quest to design geometric architecture. The structure illustrates Wright's transition in style from the influence of his mentor, Louis Sullivan, to the development of the Prairie Style of architecture. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, August 18, 2004

National Register information 

Note: The following information comes from the NRHP database and has not been verified.
Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on March 16, 1972
Reference number
72000450
NR name
Heller, Isadore H., House
Architectural style
Other architectural type; Monitor
Area of significance
Architecture
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic function
Single dwelling
Current function
Single dwelling
Period of significance
1875-1899
Significant year
1897