221 Clinton Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

221 Clinton Ave

Construction date: approximate 1890


Queen anne, Queen Anne.

First floor bay on south, cantilevered gable on north, hexagonal turret on northeast corner.

Historical Summary:

The house is shown on the 1895 Sanborn Fire Insurance map.


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-story single-family residence in the Queen Anne style built ca. 1890. The building is rectangular in plan. The structural system is frame. The foundation is brick. Exterior walls are modern vinyl siding. The building has a medium front gable roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles. There is one side left, side slope, brick chimney and one rear, straddle ridge, brick chimney. Windows are replacement vinyl, 1/1 double-hung sashes. There is a single-story, partial-width open porch characterized by a shed with gable roof clad in asphalt shingles with turned wood posts. Porch is partially screened with two French doors facing east. Original porch wrapped around to the south. There is a two-story, rear, frame addition.

Description generated by RuskinARC.