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1700 Ballard Road,
Park Ridge

 

       
 

Classification:

Building  
 

Type:

Religion  
 

Sub-Type:

Religious Facility  
 

Historic Use/Name:

Good Shepherd Church  
 

Current Use/Name:

Maine Township City Hall  
 

Est. Date of Construction:

1950-1959  
 

Exact Construction Date:

1957  
 

Date Research:

Field  
 

Rating:

 
 

Roof Form:

Gable  
 

Primary Material:

Concrete  
 

Secondary Material:

Metals  
 

Noteworthy (Classification) Features:

Horizontal roof over most building with metal coping and diamond ornamentation, pitched roof with triangular skylights, building has up-shape courtyard with flat roof, courtyard interior walls slope inward between windows, west end of building has pitched roof with two garage bays (addition from 1995), both pitched roofs have vertical metal ornamentation and triangular windows, pitched roof eaves project over building walls with supporting wood brackets, east elevation has entry door with projecting canopy and window up to roof  
 

Major Alterations/Additions:

 
 

Noteworthy Site Features:

 
 

Noteworthy Landscape Features:

Foliage  
 

Sign Type:

 
 

Sign Materials

 
 

Architect/Builder:

Lloyd Wright and Eric Lloyd Wright  
 

Surveyors:

KM, CT, JH, CG  
 

Date:

10/06-11/06  
 

Notes:

Small prairie park in courtyard  
 

Permit Info:

 
 

Literature:

"Begin Church Designed by Lloyd Wright: Structure to Blend with Terrain," Chicago Tribune, 1 February 1959  
 

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