178 N Euclid Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

Russell Wallace House

Construction date: documented 1906*


Eben E. Roberts


William A. Pillinger


Foursquare, Prairie School

Historical Summary:

See attached Historic Landmark nomination report

Significant Owner(s):

Russell Wallace


Status of Historic Designation:

Designated at National level : Frank Lloyd Wright-Prairie School of Architecture
Designated at Local level : Historic Landmark, 2010

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 frame/stucco. The foundation is poured concrete. Exterior walls are original stucco. Original wood trim and banding. The building has a hip roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles and four hip-roofed dormers. There is one rear, straddle ridge, brick chimney. Windows are original wood, Diamond pane/1 casements. Diamond pane casement windows in dormers; wood storm windows. There is a single-story, partial-width open porch characterized by a hip roof clad in asphalt shingles with square stuccoed posts on side walls stuccoed piers. Recessed portico at northwest corner.

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

Description generated by RuskinARC.