1117 Chicago Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

1117 Chicago Ave

Construction date: documented 1924*


J. T. Herter


August A. Caron & Son


Commercial building, Spanish Colonial Revival

Historical Summary:

Was originally an automobile service station.

Significant Owner(s):

George Rasmussen


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 1-story commercial building in the Spanish Colonial Revival style built in 1924. The building is rectangular in plan. The structural system is masonry. Exterior walls are original stucco. The building has a flat roof. Windows are replacement aluminum, 1-light casements. Transom window over entry door. Entry at grade.

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

Description generated by RuskinARC.