Glessner House 


Named one of the top 20 architectural attractions in the
State of Illinois by the Chicago Tribune in 2018

Named one of the top house museums in the U.S. by Curbed in 2017

A National Historic Landmark, Glessner House was designed by noted American architect Henry Hobson Richardson and completed in 1887. It remains an internationally-known architectural treasure in Chicago. A radical departure from traditional Victorian architecture, the structure served as an inspiration to architects such as Louis Sullivan, Mies van der Rohe, and the young Frank Lloyd Wright and helped redefine domestic architecture.


Featured Programs

Latest News

Be the first to know about upcoming programs and events!

Sign up here to join our email list.

Name *

See Us on Instagram

Follow Us on Twitter