Ida B. Wells-Barnett House

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Wells-Barnett, Ida B., House
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June 1, 2007 view
Ida B. Wells-Barnett House is located in Illinois
Ida B. Wells-Barnett House
Location Chicago, IL
Coordinates 41°49′46.97″N 87°37′3.02″W / 41.8297139°N 87.6175056°W / 41.8297139; -87.6175056Coordinates: 41°49′46.97″N 87°37′3.02″W / 41.8297139°N 87.6175056°W / 41.8297139; -87.6175056
Built 1889
Architectural style Renaissance
NRHP Reference # 74000757 [1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP May 30, 1974
Designated NHL May 30, 1974
Designated CL October 2, 1995

The Ida B. Wells - Barnett House was the residence of civil rights advocate Ida B. Wells, (1862–1931) and her husband Ferdinand Lee Barnett from 1919 to 1930. It is located at 3624 S. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in the Douglas community area of Chicago, Illinois. It was designated a Chicago Landmark on October 2, 1995.[2] It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places and as a National Historic Landmark on May 30, 1974.[3]



  1. ^ Staff (2007-01-23). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Ida B. Wells - Barnett House". City of Chicago Department of Planning and Development, Landmarks Division. 2003. Retrieved 2007-05-10. 
  3. ^ "Wells-Barnett, Ida B., House". National Park Service. Retrieved 2007-05-10.