This Western Springs residence provides a unique solution to a common problem found
in many older communities, limited lot size. Built on a 75' wide lot, the
architect was able to place the side-load garage in the center of the house.
This avoided the overbearing appearance often created by placing the garage
in the front of the house while allowing ample light into the front, rear
and south sides of the house. This was accomplished while avoiding the
"bowling alley" effect by opening the dining room to the hall with columns
to delineate the space. The overall style and details of the home were
designed to give the flavor of a prairie-style home, which minimized the
scale of the home so as not to dominate its smaller neighbors.