308 N Austin Blvd Oak Park, Illinois USA

308 N Austin Blvd

Construction date: approximate 1900


Foursquare, Classical Revival

Historical Summary:

No original building permit is on file.


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 2.5-story single-family residence in the Classical Revival style built ca. 1900. The structural system is frame. The foundation is stone. Exterior walls are replacement asbestos. The building has a high hip roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles with box cornice and eave returns and three gabled dormers. Front, north and south-facing gabled dormers. There is one rear, straddle ridge, brick chimney. Windows are replacement vinyl, 1/1 double-hung sashes. There is a single-story, single-bay platform/stoop characterized by a gabled roof clad in aluminum. Concrete stoop, side stairs, metal railings and awnings date to c. 1960s. Likely replaced a full-width porch.

Description generated by RuskinARC.