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Pleasant Home

217 Home Ave, Oak Park, IL 60302-3101
+1 708-383-2654
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Lovely grounds and interior details

This is worth a look. The grounds are lovely and there are beautiful interior details beginning... read more

Reviewed May 22, 2017
Jean L
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Miami, Florida
2016 Open House Chicago

I visited this mansion for free during the 2016 Open House Chicago event. Do not miss a chance to... read more

Reviewed October 23, 2016
flintjarvis
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Flint, mi
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217 Home Ave, Oak Park, IL 60302-3101
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Reviewed May 22, 2017

This is worth a look. The grounds are lovely and there are beautiful interior details beginning with the art glass at the front entrance.

Thank Jean L
Reviewed October 23, 2016

I visited this mansion for free during the 2016 Open House Chicago event. Do not miss a chance to tour this place. There was no wait to enter but this large house was full of visitors. Interior photography was allowed during the event.

Thank flintjarvis
Reviewed September 14, 2016

We planned our daughter's wedding here few years ago (2007 to be exact) Really nice setting, beautiful decor, very elegant and well styled. Great, helpful staff. Perfect location.

Thank OP60302
Reviewed July 27, 2016

Pleasant Home is a spectacular older mansion well worth seeing, sort of Prairie style meets the Gilded Age.

Thank FullProf99
Reviewed June 6, 2016

Table set up in the dining room of this historic home, which is open for tours and is the new home of the Oak Park Historical group. We had our choice of unlimited tea, 4 types of sandwiches--one of each kind--cucumber & watercress, chicken salad,...More

Thank ChautauquaNY
Reviewed March 15, 2016

My husband and I took a tour of the Pleasant Home in Oak Park. We loved the tour. We learned so much about the house and about Oak Park the suburb. We probably will be back for some kind of function, as they rent the...More

Thank Lulabell2014
Reviewed February 21, 2016

My daughter's friend and I visited. My daughter did not want to go. She really missed out. Very historical and beautiful place. The tour guide explained every detail of the history of Pleasant Home. Great for touring and large groups.

1  Thank ChattyKat08
Reviewed December 10, 2015

There is a lot to see in Oak Park, and many people miss Pleasant Home, a mansion that tells the story of life at the high end. With so many of Chicago's historic mansions gone, the mere fact that Pleasant Home has been maintained and...More

1  Thank RobertaOakParkIL
Reviewed November 27, 2015

A home I've passed many times while walking the area, but I should've gone in sooner. In summer (old fashion movies shown on the porch) or a cozy winter craft fair or musical concert this is a neighborhood gem that we should not take for...More

1  Thank Chicagoehc
Reviewed September 1, 2015

I was taking a walk and walked through the park-I had not been here for awhile. It was so relaxing and brought me back in time to when folks sat in the park to enjoy nature. I love historical homes and this is one not...More

1  Thank joerie
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mgkChicago
June 16, 2016|
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Response from Lulabell2014 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, There is no parking lot for visitors coming to tour the house. They do have lots of street parking all around that is free.
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