400-406 Chicago Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

Fair Oaks Medical Offices

Construction date: documented 1947*


Robert H. Maiwurm


Harvey Mickelson


Commercial building, Mid-Century Modern, Colonial Revival

Historical Summary:

Original building constructed in 1911 and was significantly remodeled and added onto in 1947. Property also previously listed as: 501-509 N Ridgeland Ave, 505-509 N Ridgeland Ave, and 505 N Ridgeland Ave.

Significant Owner(s):

A. L. White (agent)


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:

Not eligible / non-contributing

Architectural Description:

This is a 1-story office building in the Mid-Century Modern style with Colonial Revival influences built in 1947. The building is rectangular in plan. The structural system is masonry. The foundation is poured concrete. Exterior walls are original brick. The building has a flat roof. Windows are original wood, 6/6 double-hung sashes. Two entries at grade facing Chicago and Ridgeland.

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

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