470-492 N Austin Blvd Oak Park, Illinois USA

470-492 N Austin Blvd

Construction date: documented 1923*

Current name:

Ontario Court


Abraham L. Himmelblau


Mayer, Kadishuwitz & Buchel


Apartment/multi-unit complex, Italian Renaissance.

Prominent masonry base, limestone trim and quoins at the corners, brick parapets with limestone coping.

Significant Owner(s):

Louis Siegel


Status of Historic Designation:

Designated at National level : Ridgeland/Oak Park Historic District 1983
Designated at Local level : Ridgeland/Oak Park Historic District 1994

Rating or Rank:


Evaluation of Potential Eligibility:

Potentially eligible as a contributing resource

Architectural Description:

This is a 3.5-story apartment building in the Italian Renaissance style built in 1923. The building is u in plan. The structural system is masonry. The foundation is poured concrete. Exterior walls are original brick and original stone. The building has a flat roof with parapet walls. Windows are original wood, 6/1 double-hung sashes. Multiple entries along Ontario Street and within courtyard facing Austin Blvd. include original multi-light wood doors with sidelights.

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

Description generated by RuskinARC.