228 Clinton Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

228 Clinton Ave

Construction date: documented 1919*


L. R. Laughlin


Two-flat, Prairie School.

Two-story entry bay on north. Decorative wood relief on two-story corner pilasters with wood capitals.

Significant Owner(s):

E. K. Springer


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 multi-family residence in the Prairie School style built in 1919. The building is rectangular in plan. The structural system is masonry. Exterior walls are original stucco. The building has a multi-plane hip roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles. Deep overhanging eaves. There is one side left, exterior, brick chimney. Windows are original wood, 3/2 casements. Also single light casements, 4-light vertical casements and double-hung windows. There is a platform/stoop characterized by a hip roof clad in asphalt shingles. Entry door set in north two-story bay with overhanging hip roof.

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

Description generated by RuskinARC.