John Van Bergen

Historic Irving House Moved To New Lot In Evanston

Now that a historic, 1928-vintage Prairie-style home, designed by an associate of Frank Lloyd Wright, has been moved to its new home, it’s time to piece the jigsaw puzzle back together atop a new foundation.

03/06/2015

Crews move the historic Irving House, designed by John Van Bergen, from its old lot in Wilmette on Oct. 10, 2014. (Credit: Lisa Dichiera/Landmarks Illinois)

Vintage Evanston House To Be Relocated To New Spot

A house designed by a Frank Lloyd Wright associate that at several points was days away from being torn down will be moved from a supermarket parking lot to its new home in northwest Evanston Thursday.

03/04/2015

A Prairie style home and cottage -- designed by John Van Bergen, an associate of architect Frank Lloyd Wright -- located in Wilmette has been sold to a developer who specializes in teardowns, but who might spare the historic structures after learning of their history. (Photo courtesy Redfin.com)

Historic Wilmette Home Could Be Spared From Wrecking Ball

A contractor who specializes in tear-downs is buying a historic Prairie-style home and cottage on adjoining lots in east Wilmette, but preservationists say the chances for saving both are looking good.

CBS Chicago–03/07/2012