247 Clinton Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

247 Clinton Ave

Construction date: documented 1905*

Builder:

Vierow Brothers

Style:

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:

Contributing

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 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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