Episode 1.6: Nickerson House

Our first home in the Midwest is the swanky Gilded Age mansion that was known as the Marble Palace in its heyday! We’re off to talk about the Nickerson house in Chicago, Illinois, where we fawn over ebonized wood, kokomo glass, and discuss solutions to the age-old problem of what to do when you’re hella scared of fire, but you really dig fancy fireplaces.

The marble encrusted lobby…

Those Tiffany lamps…

Here a fireplace…

There a reception room…

And the library…

To the Art Gallery

…with the only real fireplace in the house:

All photos by yours truly.

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