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2006 Chicagoland Watch List Property Saved
Wilder Mansion


Built in 1868, the Wilder Mansion housed the Elmhurst Public Library from 1922 to 2003. The original, central section of the building was later updated in 1937 to reflect a Neo-Classical style. It was at that time that the side wings and the front portico were added to the building. A later 1964 addition was constructed off the back of the building and does not detract from the historic appearance of the primary façade.
 

Wilder Mansion

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