700 S Lombard Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

Freeman Landon House

Construction date: documented 1922*

Architect:

J. J. Cerny

Builder:

William R. Mole

Style:

Colonial revival, Colonial Revival, Prairie School

Historical Summary:

See attached Historic Landmark nomination report

Significant Owner(s):

Freeman Landon

 

Status of Historic Designation:

Designated at Local level : Oak Park Historic Landmark, 2011

Evaluation of Potential Eligibility:

Individually eligible

Architectural Description:

This is a 2.5-story single-family residence in the Colonial Revival style with Prairie School influences built in 1922. The structural system is masonry. The foundation is poured concrete. Exterior walls are original brick. The building has a hip roof clad in original clay tiles and three gabled dormers. Triangular peaked dormer windows and corresponding peaked gables There is one rear, exterior, brick chimney. Windows are original wood, 1/1 double-hung sashes. There is a single-story, single-bay open porch characterized by a hip roof clad in clay tiles with square brick posts on side walls brick piers. There is a dormer, rear, brick addition.

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

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