247 Clinton Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

247 Clinton Ave

Construction date: documented 1905*


Vierow Brothers


Foursquare, Queen Anne.

Two-story bays with gable on north, two two-story bays terminating under eaves on south.

Significant Owner(s):

Fred Connelly


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 apartment building in the Queen Anne style built in 1905. 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 hip roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles and three multiple dormers. Medium depth eaves. Two gabled dormers on north and south, hip-roofed dormer on front. There is side left, side slope, metal flue. Windows are historic wood, 1/1 double-hung sashes. There is a single-story, full-width open porch characterized by a flat roof with doric wood posts. Porch roof has replacement balustrade forming balcony.

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

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