Register Now for the Grants and Tax Incentives for Historic Buildings Program!

Orr Mansion

About the property

The Orr Mansion was built in 1875 for William Orr (son of State Senator and Brigadier General Joseph Orr) and designed by Chicago architect Willoughby James Edbrooke.  This spectacular Gothic-Italianate brick structure is arguably the most architecturally significant house in all of La Porte County.  It is currently occupied by a recent owner who purchased it out of foreclosure. Unfortunately, the owner’s plans for restoration have not been completed. Efforts to reach a solution through mediation, including an offer to purchase, were unsuccessful. Indiana Landmarks, which holds preservation covenants on the house, continues to seek a resolution via legal action.

click to share