237 Clinton Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

237 Clinton Ave

Construction date: approximate 1890

Style:

Queen anne, Queen Anne.

Two-story bays on north and south. Decorative bargeboard in front and side gable ends.

Historical Summary:

House is shown on 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:

Contributing

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 structural system is frame. The foundation is stone. Exterior walls are original wood clapboard and original wood paneling. Decorative wood paneling and wood banding. The building has a hip and gable roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles and decorative bargeboard. There is one side left, side slope, brick chimney and one rear, side slope, brick chimney. Windows are original wood, 1/1 double-hung sashes. There is a single-story, full-width open porch characterized by a hip roof clad in asphalt shingles with round wood posts. Double entry doors with single transom window above. There is a single-story, side, frame addition. Screen porch on rear south side.

Description generated by RuskinARC.