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 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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