224 Clinton Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

224 Clinton Ave

Construction date: approximate 1885


Gable front, Folk/Traditional.

Triangular window in front gable. One-story bay on north.

Historical Summary:

Building 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 Folk/Traditional style built ca. 1885. The building is rectangular in plan. The structural system is frame. Exterior walls are historic stucco. Stucco was likely added over wood clapboard siding in the early 20th century. The building has a medium front gable roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles. There is one rear, straddle ridge, brick chimney. Windows are historic wood, 1/1 double-hung sashes. There is a single-story, full-width partially enclosed characterized by a hip roof clad in asphalt shingles with square stuccoed posts. All but the entry bay of the porch is enclosed. Single entry door with transom window above. There is a 1.5 story, rear, frame/stucco addition.

Description generated by RuskinARC.