Oak Park mansion on the market for $2.15M

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By Timothy Inklebarger

Staff Reporter

The impressive estate at the corner of Oak Park and Chicago avenues, known as Hales Mansion, is on the market for $2.15 million.

Wednesday Journal reported in 2016 that the building, designed by architect Henry G. Fiddelke, was completed in 1905 for Oak Park grain magnate Burton F. Hales and his wife.

Architecture aficionados who don't have two million bucks to spare can get a peek at the Tudor Revival-style home at the Wright Plus Housewalk on May 19. More information about the walk is available at www.flwright.org/wrightplus.

* This story was updated to correct the headline stating the sale price of the home.

Timothy Inklebarger

Email: tim@oakpark.com

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Brian Slowiak  

Posted: March 25th, 2018 11:40 AM

@ Kline Maureen: A worthy second place to you on your wordsmithing on that one.. Only because your comment was made second.

Kline Maureen  

Posted: March 25th, 2018 11:23 AM

@Brian Slowiak: AMEN to that :wink:

Brian Slowiak  

Posted: March 24th, 2018 12:58 PM

@ Karen Rafter: Tell your father nice wordsmithing on that comment.

Ann Dee Travis  

Posted: March 23rd, 2018 11:52 AM


Ann Dee Travis  

Posted: March 23rd, 2018 11:43 AM

Yes it was. I knew someone who lived there. Went there for Christmas Eve mass a couple of times there.

Ramona Lopez  

Posted: March 23rd, 2018 9:35 AM

I think I read somewhere this was a retreat for Jesuit priests at one point in time.

Karen Rafter  

Posted: March 23rd, 2018 1:20 AM

Yes, it was the House of Studies. My uncle, a realtor in OP, used to call it the home for unwed fathers.?

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