12020 Maple Avenue, Blue Island

Prize Home #10
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Built using Prize Home winner #10 design. Four houses were built from this design. (Others include 2900 W. Pratt; 368 Ridge Road in Highland Park; 1542 Woodbine Ct. in Deerfield.) With three bedrooms, one bathroom and a dining alcove rather than full dining room, it is relatively modest. This version has been altered and is now has four bedrooms and two bathrooms.


1948 Drawing: The drawing from the book is on page 43 and published by Wilcox and Follett Co. in 1948; the house was designed by Eric Wenstrand
2018 Photograph: by Scott McDougall Photography