621 Belleforte Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

621 Belleforte Ave

Construction date: documented 1924*


Henry G. Fiddelke


Harper and Butendorff


Bungalow, Craftsman

Significant Owner(s):

H. W. Meyer


Status of Historic Designation:

Designated at National level : Frank Lloyd Wright-Prairie School of Architecture Historic District 2009
Designated at Local level : Frank Lloyd Wright-Prairie School of Architecture Historic District 2012

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 Craftsman style built in 1924. The building is rectangular in plan. The structural system is masonry. The foundation is poured concrete. Exterior walls are original brick and original wood shingles. The building has a medium side gable roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles and one gabled dormer. Front facing gabled dormer. Windows are original wood, 3/1 double-hung sashes. Also wood 1-over-1 double-hung windows and recessed screen porch. There is a single-story, partial-width open porch characterized by a hip roof clad in asphalt shingles with square brick posts. Front porch has brick side walls with concrete landing and stairs. Side entry. There is a 1.5 story, rear, brick addition.

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

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