300 N Elmwood Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

300 N Elmwood Ave

Construction date: documented 1911*


J. M. Mather


Prairie influenced, Craftsman

Significant Owner(s):

J. M. Mather


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 2.5-story single-family residence in the Craftsman style built in 1911. The building is rectangular in plan. The structural system is masonry. The foundation is poured concrete. Exterior walls are original stucco. The building has a cross gable roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles and brackets. There is one side left, exterior, brick and stucco chimney. Windows are original wood, 4/1 casements. Also 6-light wood casements and 4-over-1 replacement wood double-hung windows. There is a single-story, partial-width open porch characterized by a gabled roof clad in asphalt shingles with square stuccoed posts on geometric patern stuccoed piers. Side entry on side street.

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

Description generated by RuskinARC.