To see a matrix of programs located at Pleasant Home,
Pleasant Home is a National Historic Landmark building
in 1897 by noted Prairie School architect George W. Maher
investment banker and philanthropist John W. Farson. Pleasant
Home is owned by the Park District of Oak Park but its’operation
is overseen by the Pleasant Home Foundation, a non-profit
established in 1990 dedicated to restoring, preserving, and
operating this 30-room architectural landmark as an historic
For information regarding tours, volunteer opportunities,
the Museum Store and programs, please visit www.pleasanthome.org.
Pleasant Home Foundation was notified in February 2010 that it had received the designation of Preserve America Steward. This honor is a reflection of the hard work of many volunteers to protect and preserve Pleasant Home, a National Historic Landmark. For more information, click here.