725 Belleforte Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

725 Belleforte Ave

Construction date: documented 1924*

Architect:

George Pearson

Builder:

Alan McConachie

Style:

Foursquare, Prairie School

Significant Owner(s):

George R. Hemingway

 

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:

Contributing

Evaluation of Potential Eligibility:

Potentially eligible as a contributing resource

Architectural Description:

This is a 2-story single-family residence in the Prairie School style built in 1924. The structural system is masonry. The foundation is concrete block. Exterior walls are original stucco. The building has a hip roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles. There is one side left, exterior, brick chimney. Windows are historic wood, 3/1 double-hung sashes. There is a single-story, partial-width open porch characterized by an integrated (under the main) roof with square stuccoed posts. Recessed single entry door. There is a two-story, rear, frame/stucco addition. Extends the length of the foursquare into a long rectangular house.

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

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