Wheaton, Illinois: Windmill House

Built in 1942 from materials salvaged from a nearby farm, the Windmill House has an old-fashioned windmill above its front door, and is surrounded by otherwise normal suburban homes.

Address:
0N576 Gary Ave., Wheaton, IL
Directions:
1.4 miles south of Illinois Route 64, on the southwest corner of Jerome and N. Gary Aves. Private home; visible from the street.
Admission:
Free
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Windmill House

The Windmill House is a private residence built in 1942 with materials recycled from a nearby farm. A German family raised 12 children in the house, the youngest of which is now the owner. The east-facing house is not open to the public.

[Jon Morgan, 06/27/2013]

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