244 Clinton Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

244 Clinton Ave

Construction date: approximate 1888


Gable front, Folk/Traditional.

Two-story bay with gable on north.

Historical Summary:

House is shown 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-story single-family residence in the Folk/Traditional style built ca. 1888. The building is rectangular in plan. The structural system is frame. The foundation is stone. Exterior walls are original wood clapboard. The building has a medium front gable roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles and decorative bargeboard. There is one center, straddle ridge, brick chimney. Windows are replacement, 1/1 double-hung sashes. There is a single-story, full-width open porch characterized by a hip roof clad in asphalt shingles with doric wood posts. Single door with sidelight and transom window above. There is a two-story, rear, frame addition.

Description generated by RuskinARC.