948 Chicago Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

948 Chicago Ave

Construction date: approximate 1890*

Style:

Queen anne, Queen Anne

 

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 2.5-story single-family residence in the Queen Anne style built ca. 1890. The structural system is box frame. The foundation is stone. Exterior walls are original wood siding and original wood shingles. The building has a hip roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles. There is one center, straddle ridge, brick chimney. Windows are historic wood, 1/1 double-hung sashes. There is a single-story, full-width enclosed porch characterized by a hip roof clad in asphalt shingles with square wood posts.

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

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