100 Clinton Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

William J. Van Keuren House

Construction date: documented 1896


William J. Van Keuren


Queen anne, Queen Anne.

Front second floor bay, two-story north and south bays.

Historical Summary:

This was the home of architect William J. Van Keuren.

Significant Owner(s):

William J. Van Keuren


Status of Historic Designation:

Designated at National level : Ridgeland/Oak Park National Register 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 Queen Anne style built in 1896. The building is rectangular in plan. The structural system is masonry. The foundation is stone. Exterior walls are original brick and original wood shingles. Wood shingles in the gables,. The building has a cross gable roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles and brackets and one hip-roofed dormer. Front-facing hip-roofed dormer with brackets. Wood panels and vertical boards in the bays. There is one rear, rear slope, brick chimney. Windows are historic wood, 1/1 double-hung sashes. Diamond-pane vinyl double-hung windows in dormer. There is a single-story, full-width open porch characterized by a flat roof with round wood posts. There is a single-story, rear, frame addition.

Description generated by RuskinARC.