840 Augusta St Oak Park, Illinois USA

840 Augusta St

Construction date: documented 1929*


John Malina


Charles Edwards


Spanish Colonial Revival.

Symmetrical curved brick bays with clay tile roofs flank the center entry porch. First floor bay window with clay tile roof on rear.

Significant Owner(s):

John Malina


Status of Historic Designation:

Designated at National level : FL Wright-Prairie School of Architecture 1973/2009
Designated at Local level : FL Wright-Prairie School of Architecture 1972/2012

Rating or Rank:


Evaluation of Potential Eligibility:

Potentially eligible as a contributing resource

Architectural Description:

This is a 2-story single-family residence in the Spanish Colonial Revival style built in 1929. The structural system is masonry. The foundation is poured concrete. Exterior walls are original brick. The building has a hip roof clad in original clay tiles and one hip-roofed dormer. Front-facing hip-roofed dormer with clay tiles. There is one offset right, straddle ridge, brick chimney. Windows are original wood, 1-light casements. Also 1-over-1 wood double-hung windows. Decorative sidelight windows with diamond panes flank the entry. Arched and rectangular transom windows on east and west sides. There is a single-story, single-bay central open porch characterized by a hip roof clad in clay tiles with round wood posts.

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

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