316 N Austin Blvd Oak Park, Illinois USA

316 N Austin Blvd

Construction date: documented 1903*

Current name:

Maranatha Christian Center

Builder:

F. A. Hill & Company

Style:

Foursquare, Queen Anne

Significant Owner(s):

F. A. Hill & Company

 

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:

Contributing

Evaluation of Potential Eligibility:

Potentially eligible as a contributing resource

Architectural Description:

This is a 2.5-story church in the Queen Anne style built in 1903. The building is rectangular in plan. The structural system is frame. The foundation is stone. Exterior walls are modern vinyl siding. The building has a high front gable roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles with flared eaves and two hip-roofed dormers. North and south-facing hip-roofed dormers. There is one rear, straddle ridge, brick chimney. Windows are replacement vinyl, 1/1 double-hung sashes. Glass block windows in front porch and addition. There is a single-story, full-width enclosed porch characterized by a hip roof clad in asphalt shingles. Double doors with sidelights and concrete stairs added. There is a single-story, side, frame addition.

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

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