The Mochel House
Location: 5329 Meadow Ln Downers Grove IL
Building style/form: Mid-Century Modern
Date built: 1964
This is a Downers Grove Landmark

This split three level Mid-Century Modern style landmarked home has a concrete foundation, a basement and low-sloped cross gabled roof. The home’s exterior facades are composed of both brick and vertical cedar siding. The facades feature casement windows, vertical wood siding, a distinctive entry and a deep roof overhang around the house. Natural light is secured through the use of clerestory windows on both the front and rear facades. Additionally, the home includes a 2 ½ attached and heated garage.

The property at 5329 Meadow Lane was built by architect John Wendell in 1964 for John Mochel. The current occupants are the applicants, Louise and Peter Trucano, who purchased the home in 2008. As of  2019, the Trucano’s were the fifth owners of the house.

For more information, see the Village of Downers Grove Landmarking Resolution for this house.

Landmark submitted by: Louise and Peter Trucano
Landmark Criteria:

Mid-Century Modern architectural style



5329 Meadow Ln Downers Grove IL

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