231-233 Clinton Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

231-233 Clinton Ave

Construction date: documented 1908*

Builder:

J. E. Thoren

Style:

Apartment/multi-unit complex, Classical Revival.

Decorative cornice with brackets and dentils. Three-story sun porches flank entry at corners.

Significant Owner(s):

G. D. Elderkin

 

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:

Contributing

Evaluation of Potential Eligibility:

Potentially eligible as a contributing resource

Architectural Description:

This is a 3-story apartment building in the Classical Revival style built in 1908. The structural system is masonry. The foundation is brick. Exterior walls are original brick. Limestone banding at sill height. The building has a flat with parapet roof and cornice with brackets and dentils. Windows are original wood, 1/1 double-hung sashes. There is a single-story, single-bay central recessed porch characterized by a flat roof with square brick posts. Arched wood entry door with full arched sidelights.

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

Description generated by RuskinARC.