Oscar Stanton De Priest House

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De Priest, Oscar Stanton, House
Oscar Stanton De Priest House is located in Illinois
Oscar Stanton De Priest House
Location Chicago, IL
Coordinates 41°48′42.08″N 87°37′4.65″W / 41.8116889°N 87.6179583°W / 41.8116889; -87.6179583Coordinates: 41°48′42.08″N 87°37′4.65″W / 41.8116889°N 87.6179583°W / 41.8116889; -87.6179583
Built 1929
Architect Unknown
Architectural style No Style Listed
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 75000646[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP May 15, 1975
Designated NHL May 15, 1975[2]

The Oscar Stanton De Priest House is the current name of an eight-flat apartment building located at 4536-4538 South Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Drive in Chicago, Illinois, USA. It was built in 1920 and is part of the Grand Boulevard community area.

From 1929 to 1951, it served as the home of Oscar Stanton De Priest, the first post-Reconstruction African American elected to the United States Congress. The building was designated a National Historic Landmark on May 15, 1975.[3] It is not currently open to the public.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23. 
  2. ^ "De Priest, Oscar Stanton, House". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. Retrieved 2008-07-20. 
  3. ^ National Historic Landmarks Program - De Priest, Oscar Stanton, House (2006). Retrieved on 25 June 2007.