1100-1106 Chicago Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

Nicholas Building

Construction date: documented 1925*

Architect:

Eben E. Roberts

Builder:

Harper and Butendorff

Style:

Commercial building, Classical Revival

Historical Summary:

Also 501-503 N Marion St.

Significant Owner(s):

Robert Nicholas

 

Status of Historic Designation:

Designated at National level : Frank Lloyd Wright-Prairie School of Architecture Historic District 1973
Designated at Local level : Frank Lloyd Wright-Prairie School of Architecture Historic District 1972

Rating or Rank:

Contributing

Evaluation of Potential Eligibility:

Potentially eligible as a contributing resource

Architectural Description:

This is a 3-story commercial building in the Classical Revival style built in 1925. The structural system is masonry. Exterior walls are original brick and original terracotta. Terracotta ornament and coping; limestone window sills. The building has a flat with parapet roof. There is one side left, exterior, brick chimney. Windows are original wood, 1/1 double-hung sashes. Aluminum storefronts installed in 2009. Commercial storefront entrances and entry to upper level apartments are at grade.

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

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