254 Clinton Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

254 Clinton Ave

Construction date: documented 1909*

Builder:

Harper and Butendorff

Style:

Apartment/multi-unit complex, Queen Anne.

Decorative brick parapet with stone coping. Decorative stone cornice supported by brick corbelling. Horizontal band of brick dentils wraps the building below cornice.

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 stone banding along front facade at second floor window sill height. 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 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. Porch and stair sidewall are brick with stone caps. Stairs and landing are concrete. Brick posts support wood entablature and roof. Two separate entry doors on porch.

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

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