248 Clinton Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

248 Clinton Ave

Construction date: documented 1909*

Builder:

Harper and Butendorff

Style:

Two-flat, Queen Anne.

A limestone cornice supported by brick corbelling beneath a brick parapet with stone coping. A band of brick dentils runs horizontally below the cornice. Limstone banding runs beneath the first and second-floor sills.

Significant Owner(s):

Harper and Butendorff

 

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-story multiple dwelling in the Queen Anne style built in 1909. The structural system is masonry. The foundation is brick. Exterior walls are original brick and original stone. The building has a flat with parapet roof with parapet walls. There is one side right, exterior, brick chimney. Windows are historic wood, 1/1 double-hung sashes. There is a single-story, partial-width open porch characterized by a flat roof with square brick posts. Brick posts support a wood architrave and roof. Porch walls are brick with stone coping. Concrete land and stairs are also flanked by brick walls and stone coping. Two separate adjacent entry doors.

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

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