617 Belleforte Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

617 Belleforte Ave

Construction date: documented 1920*


B. J. Bruns


Anton Sachtochale


Bungalow, Colonial Revival, Prairie School

Significant Owner(s):

Rudolph Gideon


Status of Historic Designation:

Designated at National level : Frank Lloyd Wright-Prairie School of Architecture
Designated at Local level : Frank Lloyd Wright-Prairie School of Architecture

Rating or Rank:


Evaluation of Potential Eligibility:

Potentially eligible as a contributing resource

Architectural Description:

This is a 1.5-story single-family residence in the Colonial Revival style with Prairie School influences built in 1920. The structural system is masonry. The foundation is brick. Exterior walls are original brick and original wood shingles. The building has a hip roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles and four gabled dormers. Front, rear, and side facing gabled dormers. Windows are original wood, 3/1 double-hung sashes. There is a single-story, partial-width open porch characterized by a gabled roof clad in asphalt shingles with square wood posts. Front porch has brick side walls with concrete landing and stairs. Side entry.

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

Description generated by RuskinARC.