Historic Pleasant Home

Organization Type

The Pleasant Home, also known as the John Farson House, is located in the heart of Oak Park, Illinois, one of the nation's most architecturally significant villages, Pleasant Home is an architectural treasure designed in 1897 by noted Prairie Style architect George W. Maher for investment banker and philanthropist John W. Farson.

Pleasant Home is one of the earliest and most distinguished examples of the Prairie School of architecture. Pleasant Home was named a National Historic Landmark, joining Frank Lloyd Wright's Home and Studio and Unity Temple as the only National Historic Landmarks in Oak Park.


Historic Pleasant Home

217 Home Ave.
Oak Park, IL 60302
(708) 383-2654