626 Gunderson Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

626 Gunderson Ave

Construction date: documented 1909*


Frank O. DeMoney


S. T. Gunderson & Sons


S. T. Gunderson & Sons


Foursquare, Queen Anne, Prairie School


Status of Historic Designation:

Designated at National level : Gunderson National Register Historic District 2002
Designated at Local level : Gunderson Historic District 2002

Rating or Rank:


Evaluation of Potential Eligibility:

Potentially eligible as a contributing resource

Architectural Description:

This is a 2.5-story, 3-bay single-family residence in the Queen Anne style with Prairie School influences built in 1909. The building is rectangular in plan. The structural system is box frame. The foundation is stone. Exterior walls are original stucco. The building has a high hip roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles with box cornice and three hip-roofed dormers. There is one rear, brick chimney. Windows are replacement vinyl, 1/1 double-hung sashes. There are opposing bays on first and second floors of front facade. There is a single-story, full-width open porch characterized by a hip roof clad in composition shingles with square stuccoed posts. Columns have decorative wood brackets at the column capitals. The columns engage the low stucco wall of the porch. Stucco knee walls with wood caps flank the entry steps. Storm windows and aluminum soffits have been added.

* Date source: Village of Oak Park building permit archives.

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