1027 Chicago Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

Thomas Gale House

Construction date: documented 1893*


Frank Lloyd Wright


William D. Little


Queen anne, Prairie School, Queen Anne

Significant Owner(s):

Thomas Gale


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 Prairie School style with Queen Anne influences built in 1893. The building is rectangular in plan. The structural system is box frame. The foundation is stone. Exterior walls are original wood siding. The building has a hip roof clad in original wood shingles. There is one center, straddle ridge, brick chimney. Windows are original wood, Prairie Grid-light casements. There is a single-story, partial-width veranda with side wall wood siding-clad posts. There is a two-story, rear, frame addition.

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

Description generated by RuskinARC.