2 May 1978
| Sycamore, DeKalb County, Illinois, USA|
Sycamore Historic District (#78003104)
Greek Revival architecture
The Carlos Lattin House was built by Illinois' first settler, Carlos Lattin. It lies within the boundaries of the Sycamore Historic District and is listed as one of the contributing structures in the district. The Sycamore Historic District was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.
Carlos Lattin House Wikipedia
The house, in the 300 block of Somonauk Street in Sycamore, was erected in 1854 by the city's first permanent settler, Carlos Lattin, who arrived in Sycamore in 1835. He prospered as a farmer and grain and lumber dealer, worked as a correspondent for the Chicago Democrat, that city's first newspaper, and served as DeKalb County treasurer.
The house is designed in the Greek Revival style and features exterior brick construction.