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27 special interest & events Pleasant Home 217 Home Avenue in Oak Park Ph: (708) 725-2095 About Pleasant Home Pleasant Home, a National Historic Landmark built in 1897, is an early example of Prairie Style architecture. Its architect, George Washington Maher, a contemporary of Frank Lloyd Wright, used repetitive decorative motifs throughout the house to make a unified design. e first owner of Pleasant Home was John Farson who was known as a great philanthropist and wealthy investment banker. Tours Free, self-guided tours of the first floor only take place every ursday from 11:00A-3:00P. Hour-long, docent-led tours are available by reservation for $10 per person. ese tours include the first and third floors. Call (708) 383-2654 to book your tour today. Arts programming at Pleasant Home is partially supported by grant funding from the Oak Park Area Arts Council, the Illinois Arts Council, and The MacArthur Funds for the Arts & Culture at The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation. Visit Pleasant Home and discover a gift of beauty and architecture that is uniquely Oak Park. Discover a Living Museum of Prairie Style Architecture Contact for details. Visit our website for more information at or call us at 708-725-2095. PLEASANT HOME SPECIAL EVENT RENTALS From a brunch reception on the expansive front porch to an elegant evening cocktail party inside the mansion, Pleasant Home is the perfect setting for your celebration.

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