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F.B. Henderson Residence, Elmhurst, IL (1901) (S.057)
Interior Images 1992.

These four interior images were photographed in 1992 after extensive restoration of the interior.  There are over 80 art glass windows, elegant woodwork, three brick fireplaces, and many original built-ins.  The 27 foot long entry Hallway includes built-in seating and stippled ceiling finish. The trim is stained mahogany and the flooring is quarter-sawn maple wood. The original gas two light wall sconces were converted to electricity, and then later were replaced by Art Glass prairie styled single vertical sconces.  All the radiators are encased with original and

  custom wood grill work. The 60 foot expanse from the Library on the west end, through the Living Room to the Dining Room on the east. The magnificent twelve foot wide brick fireplace is the center of the home. The octagonal Library includes built-in bookcases, and the matching octagonal Dining Room has built in cabinets and buffets. The hanging light fixture has been replace a number of times over the years. Art glass French doors in the Living Room lead to the terrace on the south end.
 
1: The 27 foot long entry Hallway is on the left. The stairway on the right leads to the bedrooms upstairs.
 
2: The magnificent twelve foot wide brick fireplace is the center of the home. The Dining Room is on the right. Furniture has been replaced with Prairie styled furniture thoughout the house.
 
3: The original gas two light wall sconces have been converted to electricity, and later were replaced by Art Glass prairie styled single vertical sconces. All radiators have been encased with original and custom wood grill work. The hanging light fixture has been replace. Furniture has been replaced with Prairie styled furniture thoughout the house.
 
4: View of the upstairs Bedroom. The two Bedrooms on the South have fireplaces. Furniture has been replaced with Prairie styled furniture thoughout the house.

 

 
 
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