William H. Gale House
The Bootleg Houses
1019-27-31 Chicago Avenue

The triple of houses on Chicago Avenue, just west of Wright's Home & Studio, stand out for their transitional nature from the rest of Wright's later designs. They have come to be called the Bootleg Houses as they were designed in 1892 by Wright while he was still working at the firm of Adler & Sullivan, who forbade him to take outside commissions, hence their "bootleg" appelation.

Robert P. Parker House

Thomas H. Gale House

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