134 Clinton Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

John I. Jones House no. 1

Construction date: documented 1884*


Queen anne cottage, Queen Anne.

Two-story gabled box bay on north, one-story gabled box bay on south.

Historical Summary:

The house was moved north from the corner in 1897.

Significant Owner(s):

John I. Jones


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 1.5-story single-family residence in the Queen Anne style built in 1884. The building is rectangular in plan. The structural system is frame. The foundation is stone. Exterior walls are original wood clapboard. Horizontal and vertical wood banding. The building has a high hip roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles and one hip-roofed dormer. Front-facing hip-roofed dormer. There is one center, straddle ridge, brick chimney. Windows are historic wood, 1/1 double-hung sashes. There is a single-story, full-width open porch characterized by a shed roof clad in asphalt shingles with square wood posts. Double wood entry doors with single transom window above.

* Date source: Historical Society of Oak Park & River Forest

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