925 Chicago Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

925 Chicago Ave

Construction date: approximate 1888*

Style:

Italianate, Italianate

Historical Summary:

Altered in 1909 by C. E. Anderson for J. P. Kraft.

 

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 Italianate style built ca. 1888. The structural system is box frame. The foundation is stone. Exterior walls are original wood siding. The building has a gable roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles and paired brackets. There is one center, straddle ridge, brick chimney. Windows are original wood, 2/2 double-hung sashes. There is a single-story, full-width open porch characterized by a hip roof clad in asphalt shingles with battered wood posts.

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

Description generated by RuskinARC.