BUILDING HISTORY Designed by the famous Nathan Clifford Ricker, this was the only residential house he ever designed throughout his career. Nathan Ricker made a name for himself by becoming the first licensed American architect and went on to become…

BUILDING HISTORY The building was designed by former University of Illinois architecture professor Jack Baker in 1964 for his wife Margaret Erlanger. His primary intentions were create an accommodating space for Margaret to dance in while also…

BUILDING HISTORY Originally, this house was the home of Don Carlos Taft who also built the residence. While his son, Lorado Taft, was growing up, Don Carlos Taft and his family resided in this house. Lorado Taft was a distinguished alumni of the…

BUILDING HISTORY The President’s House was the result of a decree in 1928 by the Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois. This called for a “suitable President’s House...adequate for the probable needs and duties of the President of…