McGuire and Associates
were hired by the Village of Carol Stream in October, 1996 to develop a
Preservation Plan for the historic structure located on Lies Road in
Stream. Donated by Paquinelli Builders, this building is owned by the
Below are listed some of the findings.
"Preliminary historic research
indicates the site, historically known as the Stark Farm, was developed
and farmed in a manner consistent with the farming trends in DuPage
The house predates 1874. "
(house) is one of the
last remaining farmsteads in the Village. With the donation of the
the Village seeks to preserve the house as a part of its heritage and
make it available for public use. "
acre parcel on
which the house stands is bounded on the south by Lies Road, on the
and west by new single family housing and on the east by a new park.
site is relatively flat with the house set well back from the road.
mature trees remain, particularly on the south and west."
is a two story
gabled "ell" of frame construction on a stone foundation with a
On the front, south, gabled end is a one story bay. The original "ell"
configuration has undergone several modifications."
address of this Historic Farmhouse is 301 W. Lies Road, Carol Stream.