414 Augusta St Oak Park, Illinois USA

Edgar Rice Burroughs House no. 1

Construction date: documented 1911*


W. C. Franck


Tudor revival, Tudor Revival, Craftsman

Significant Owner(s):

May M. Skinner


Status of Historic Designation:

Designated at National level : Frank Lloyd Wright-Prairie School of Architecture, 1973
Designated at Local level : Historic Landmark (2017), Frank Lloyd Wright-Prairie School (1972)

Rating or Rank:


Evaluation of Potential Eligibility:

Individually eligible
Potentially eligible as a contributing resource

Architectural Description:

This is a 2-story single-family residence in the Tudor Revival style with Craftsman influences built in 1911. The building is rectangular in plan. The structural system is frame/stucco. The foundation is poured concrete. Exterior walls are original stucco. Decorative wood trim and half-timbering. The building has a gable hip/gablet roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles. There is one side left, exterior, brick and stucco chimney. Windows are replacement aluminum clad wood, 6/6 double-hung sashes. There is a single-story, single-bay open porch characterized by a shed roof clad in metal with modern metal posts. Front porch materials iron, concrete. Side entry porch.

* Date source: Village of Oak Park building permit archives

Description generated by RuskinARC.