309 N Elmwood Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

309 N Elmwood Ave

Construction date: documented 1906*


Charles E. White, Jr.


Prairie influenced, Prairie School

Historical Summary:

309 N Elmwood Ave was built by contractor Wall & Gray for owner Maud Wallace in 1906. In 1916 an addition was built on the house. The original 1915 garage was demolished and replaced in 1965.

Significant Owner(s):

Burt L. Wallace


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 built in 1906. The structural system is masonry. The foundation is poured concrete. Exterior walls are original stucco. The building has a hip roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles. Windows are , 4-light casements. There is a single-story platform/stoop.

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

Description generated by RuskinARC.