McKee House – Lombard IL

City:
Lombard, IL

Site Type:
Forestry and Agriculture, Ranger Stations

New Deal Agencies:
Works Progress Administration (WPA), Work Relief Programs

Completed:
1936

Designer:
Harold Kohlman

Marked:
Yes

Site Survival:
Extant

Description

This former home/headquarters to the first Superintendent of Dupage Forest Preserve, Robert L. McKee, was constructed with the assistance of the Works Progress Administration (WPA). The limestone quarried for this building was done by McDowell Grove CCC Camp workers.

The building is currently vacant and in disrepair.

Source notes

https://www.mckeehouse.org/

Plaque on-site

Site originally submitted by Barbara Young on June 4, 2022.

Location Info


395 St. Charles Rd.
Lombard, IL 60148
Dupage County

Coordinates: 41.888445, -88.042110

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