The Rath House is an architecturally significant house located at 2703 West Logan Boulevard in the Logan Square neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois, United States. It was built in 1907 by the architect George W. Maher for John Rath, the owner of the Rath Cooperage Company, one of the largest barrel-making concerns in the country. The house was designated a Chicago Landmark on December 1, 1993.[1]

The John Rath House

The Rath House features the low roofline and deep eaves characteristic of many Prairie School dwellings, as well as distinctive entryway and doorway arches and impressive art-glass windows.[2]


  1. ^ "Rath House". City of Chicago Department of Planning and Development, Landmarks Division. 2003. Retrieved 2007-06-27.
  2. ^ Sinkevitch, Alice, ed. (2004). AIA Guide to Chicago. New York: Harcourt. p. 270. ISBN 0-15-222900-0. Retrieved 2009-11-01.

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Coordinates: 41°55′40″N 87°41′43″W / 41.9279°N 87.6953°W / 41.9279; -87.6953