1900 - 1950s

Prairie School

2 stories

The Prairie style was developed at the start of the 20th century by a group of Chicago architects.  The most famous among them was Frank Lloyd Wright.  The Prairie School rejected the popular revival styles of the early 20th century.  Only two good examples of the Prairie School are found in Eau Claire.

This Prairie School style house is located at 606 Second Avenue.  It illustrates each essential component of the Prairie School: a two-story rectangle with a hipped roof and overhanging eaves.  
Most Prairie School houses have these features:

Created by Jason Dettman on 6 June 1997