250 Clinton Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

250 Clinton Ave

Construction date: documented 1909*

Builder:

Harper and Butendorff

Style:

Apartment/multi-unit complex, Queen Anne.

Decorative stone cornice supported by brick corbelling with a horizontal band of brick dentils below. Brick parapet with stone coping.

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. Horizontal limestone banding at window sill level across front facade. See also Architectural features and details above. The building has a flat with parapet roof with parapet walls and cornice with brick corbelling. There is one side right, exterior, brick chimney. Windows are replacement vinyl, 1/1 double-hung sashes. There is a single-story, partial-width open porch characterized by a shed roof clad in asphalt shingles with square brick posts. Brick posts support entablature and roof. Porch has brick side walls with stone coping. Two primary entry doors on porch.

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

Description generated by RuskinARC.