220 N Austin Blvd Oak Park, Illinois USA

220 N Austin Blvd

Construction date: documented 1909*

Builder:

Johnson Earle

Style:

Two-flat, Queen Anne, Prairie School.

Large two-story bay on front terminates under the eaves. Two-story bay on south side.

Significant Owner(s):

Johnson Earle

 

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 multi-family residence in the Queen Anne style with Prairie School influences built in 1909. The structural system is masonry. Exterior walls are original brick. Horizontal bands of limestone at window sills and eaves. The building has a high hip roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles and three hip-roofed dormers. Front, north and south-facing hip-roofed dormers. There is one side right, side slope, brick and concrete chimney. Windows are original wood, 1/1 double-hung sashes. There is a single-story, partial-width open porch characterized by a gabled roof clad in asphalt shingles with round wood posts. Front porch gable and entablature clad with vertical artificial siding. Entry door with flanking sidelights and glazing.

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

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