206-214 N Austin Blvd Oak Park, Illinois USA

206-214 N Austin Blvd

Construction date: documented 1926*


William G. Carnegie


Walter Johnson


Apartment/multi-unit complex, Classical Revival.

Decorative brickwork and terracotta details.

Significant Owner(s):

Walter Johnson


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 3.5-story apartment building in the Classical Revival style built in 1926. The building is u in plan. The structural system is masonry. Exterior walls are original brick and original terracotta. Street and courtyard has yellow face brick. Side and rear walls are common brick. The building has a flat with parapet roof with parapet walls. There is one rear, exterior, brick chimney. Windows are original wood, 6/1 double-hung sashes. Side and rear windows are 1-over-1 vinyl double-hung windows. Original wood entry doors and sidelights with glazing and terracotta surrounds are at grade level within the courtyard.

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

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