February 24, 2012

A Nickerson Tour

1 comments

Though Samuel made his riches in Chicago, the old Nickerson name was established in—and remains in—Massachusetts. > Read more

February 15, 2012

"The Seven Lamps of Architecture" by John Ruskin

1 comments

John Ruskin on reversing the flow of inspiration's origins and drawing designs from nature instead.
> Read more

February 05, 2012

You Asked: What is the Inscription in the Gothic Chandelier?

0 comments

A unique Gothic Revival-style Tiffany Studios chandelier in Driehaus Museum's smoking room reveals itself as a memorial chandelier—that is, if you can make out the inscription. > Read more

February 01, 2012

For Sale: Gilded Age Luxury

0 comments

Visiting a historic mansion may be fun, but living in one is even better. > Read more

News

December 12, 2014
Driehaus Museum closed for part of January

The Museum will be closed January 5-16, 2015. Read more

December 01, 2014
Chicago’s Historic House Museums Launch New Website

At Home in Chicago celebrates the unexpected connections shared by more than twenty museums in and around Chicago. Read more