847 Chicago Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

847 Chicago Ave

Construction date: documented 1884*


Gable and wing, Italianate


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 2-story single-family residence in the Italianate style built in 1884. The structural system is box frame. The foundation is stone. Exterior walls are modern vinyl siding. The building has a gable roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles. There is one center, straddle ridge, brick chimney. Windows are historic wood, 2/2 double-hung sashes. There is a single-story platform/stoop characterized by a gabled roof clad in asphalt shingles.

* Date source: Historical Society of Oak Park & River Forest

Description generated by RuskinARC.