240 Clinton Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

240 Clinton Ave

Construction date: approximate 1890

Style:

Cross gable, Queen Anne

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 2.5-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 shingles. Decorative fishscale and diamond pane shingles in front gable end. The building has a high front gable roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles. There is one center, straddle ridge, brick chimney. Windows are historic wood, 1/1 double-hung sashes. There is a single-story, full-width open porch characterized by a hip-and-gable roof clad in asphalt shingles with square wood posts. Single entry door on front left.

Description generated by RuskinARC.