241 Clinton Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

241 Clinton Ave

Construction date: approximate 1897


Apartment/multi-unit complex, Classical Revival.

Two-story bays on front porch, two-story hipped-roof bays on north and south sides.

Historical Summary:

The building does not appear 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 2.5-story multiple dwelling in the Classical Revival style built ca. 1897. The building is rectangular in plan. The structural system is frame. The foundation is stone. Exterior walls are modern vinyl siding. The building has a high front gable roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles. There is one side left, side slope, brick chimney and one side right, side slope, brick chimney. Windows are historic wood, 1/1 double-hung sashes. Round window with heavy molding on second floor front. Palladian window in front gable. There is a two-story, full-width open porch characterized by a shed roof clad in asphalt shingles with doric wood posts. Two-story porch with Doric wood columns on first floor, slender round wood columns on second floor, and wood railings on each level. Single wood entry door with transom window above.

Description generated by RuskinARC.