8. Theodore Lake House, 1867

Constructed in the Italianate style, this brick home was built by Aurora pioneer Theodore Lake in 1867. Lake platted the Town of West Aurora in 1842. The house has a coursed limestone foundation and limestone window hoods. The low-pitched gable roof is adorned with dentils and pairs of elaborately carved brackets.

Address


563 W Downer Place
Aurora, IL 60506