256 Lake St Oak Park, Illinois USA

256 Lake St

Construction date: approximate 1875


Gable front, Folk/Traditional


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:


Evaluation of Potential Eligibility:

Not eligible / non-contributing

Architectural Description:

This is a 2-story multi-family residence in the Folk/Traditional style built ca. 1875. The structural system is frame. Exterior walls are modern vinyl siding. The building has a low front gable roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles. There is one rear, straddle ridge, brick chimney. Windows are replacement vinyl, 1/1 double-hung sashes. Modern bay window on first floor front. There is a single-story, single-bay open porch characterized by a hip roof clad in asphalt shingles with round metal posts. There is a single-story, rear, frame addition.

Description generated by RuskinARC.