421 Clinton Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

421 Clinton Ave

Construction date: approximate 1896*


Queen anne, Queen Anne.

Large 3-story bay on front facade with octagonal roof.

Historical Summary:

The house is not on the 1895 Sanborn Fire Insurance map.


Status of Historic Designation:

Designated at National level : Ridgeland/Oak Park Historic 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

Associated Files:

Architectural Description:

This is a 2.5-story single-family residence in the Queen Anne style built ca. 1896. The building is rectangular in plan. The structural system is frame. The foundation is stone. Exterior walls are original wood clapboard. Asphalt shingles were removed and original siding restored in 2015. The building has a high side gable roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles and two multiple dormers. Hip-roofed dormer and octagonal roof dormer on front. Windows are historic wood, 1/1 double-hung sashes. There is a single-story, wrap-around open porch characterized by a hip-and-gable roof clad in asphalt shingles with round wood posts.

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

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