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 building is rectangular in plan. 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.