1013 Erie St Oak Park, Illinois USA

1013 Erie St

Construction date: documented 1891*

Style:

Craftsman, Contemporary.

Craftsman style with Contemporary style addition

Historical Summary:

1013 Erie St is a contributing building within the Frank Lloyd Wright-Prairie School of Architecture Historic District. The house was built in 1891. A one-room addition was built above the garage with a roof deck and spiral access stair in 1989. The garage at the rear of the property may originally have been a school (it was recorded as a kindergarten on the 1908 Sanborn map).

 

Status of Historic Designation:

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

Architectural Description:

This is a 2-story single-family residence in the Craftsman style with Contemporary influences built in 1891. The foundation is concrete block. Exterior walls are original wood siding. The building has a hip roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles. There is one side right, side slope, wood siding chimney. Windows are historic wood, 3/2 double-hung sashes. There is a platform/stoop. There is a two-story, rear and east side, frame addition. Conversion of a coach house into residential.

* Date source: Historical Society of Oak Park & River Forest

Description generated by RuskinARC.