702 N Elmwood Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

702 N Elmwood Ave

Construction date: documented 1911*

Builder:

L. R. Laughlin

Style:

Foursquare, Prairie School

Significant Owner(s):

C. B. Ford

 

Status of Historic Designation:

Designated at National level : Frank Lloyd Wright-Prairie School of Architecture 1973
Designated at Local level : Frank Lloyd Wright-Prairie School of Architecture 1972

Rating or Rank:

Contributing

Evaluation of Potential Eligibility:

Potentially eligible as a contributing resource

Architectural Description:

This is a 2-story single-family residence in the Prairie School style built in 1911. The structural system is frame/stucco. The foundation is poured concrete. Exterior walls are original stucco. The building has a hip roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles and three hip-roofed dormers. There is one side right, exterior, stuccoed chimney. Windows are original wood, 1/1 double-hung sashes. There is a single-story, full-width open porch characterized by a hip roof clad in asphalt shingles with square stuccoed posts. Residential expansion including two dormers/bay expansion.

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

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