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Cantigny Park

  • Also Known As: Robert R McCormick House

  • Address: 1S 151 Winfield Rd
  • Vicinity: Roosevelt Rd
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Building


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Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1897/00/00 Charles Allerton Coolidge Architect 35-room mansion built for Joseph Medill, 1896-1897.
1897/00/00 Joseph Medill Home 35-room mansion built for Joseph Medill, 1896-1897.
1900/00/00 Root and Hollister Landscape Architect Terraces and pool (east), entry court (north), and allee (south) of the McCormick mansion are designed and built by Ralph Rodney Root in the early 1900s.

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Particulars for Cantigny Park:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Sight Category Building
Landscape Architecture Garden
Architectural Style Late 19th and 20th century revivals
Level of Significance National
Criteria Person
Historic Use Single dwelling



Creative Works »

WorkTypeAsNotedInCreatorNote
A League of Their Own Film In "A League of Their Own, the hiring Dugan scene was filmed at the McCormick Museum.
The Big Red One Film Samuel Fuller (director) First Division Museum is located in Cantigny Park, Wheaton, IL

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