Prairie Style home by Walter Burley Griffin, PRINTED architectural drawings

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Carter House by Walter Burley Griffin - 1910

  • Building name: Frederick B. Carter Jr. House
  • Designer/Architect: Walter Burley Griffin
  • Date of construction: 1910
  • Location: Evanston, Illinois
  • Style: Prairie Style
  • Number of sheets: 5 sheets measuring 18" x 24"

Sheet List

  • Site Plan, Notes
  • 2 sheets, Floor Plans, 3/16"=1'-0"
  • 2 sheets, Elevations and Sections, 3/16"=1'-0"

This magnificent design for a modest sized home by Griffin has the wide, spreading lines of that exemplifies the Prairie Style. The efficient plan allows for 5 bedrooms, one of which is on the ground floor.

As a work of art these plans are worth purchasing in their own right. For those of you interested in building a historically inspired house, these plans offer an excellent starting point. The main house itself has outside dimensions of approximately 63' x 75', including terraces.

The prints you are purchasing are crisp, high resolution black line copies on white bond paper. Any photos shown in the description are informational only and are NOT included in your purchase.

SHIPPING: Your drawings are shipped to you, rolled, not folded, in a Priority Mail tube. This listing includes architectural prints ONLY. Any photos shown in the description are for information only and are NOT included in your purchase. For information about the photos please send me a message. Thanks.

IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO BUILD: These plans are not complete architectural drawings as might be required by your local permitting agency and do not contain all the structural, waterproofing and other details and information necessary for construction. But your local builder or architect should be able to adapt these drawings and add to them as necessary. What they do provide is accurate design information about a REAL historic house, not a pseudo-historic tract house as you will find in the house plan magazines on your supermarket shelf.

INTERNATIONAL BUYERS PLEASE NOTE: Orders shipped to addresses outside the USA may be subject to customs duties at their destination. The buyer is responsible for any such duties.

The original drawings from which these dimensionally accurate scans were made are kept at the Historic American Building Survey, in the Library of Congress. (PR009)