231 N Euclid Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

Edward and Caroline McCready House

Construction date: documented 1907*


Spencer and Powers


S. N. Nelson


Prairie, Prairie School

Historical Summary:

See attached Historic Landmark nomination report

Significant Owner(s):

Edward and Caroline McCready


Status of Historic Designation:

Designated at National level : Frank Lloyd Wright-Prairie School of Architecture 1973
Designated at Local level : Historic Landmark, 2010

Rating or Rank:


Evaluation of Potential Eligibility:

Individually eligible
Potentially eligible as a contributing resource

Architectural Description:

This is a 2-story single-family residence in the Prairie School style built in 1907. The structural system is masonry. The foundation is brick and poured concrete. Exterior walls are original brick. Carved limestone panel above entry. The building has a hip roof clad in original clay tiles and three shed-roofed dormers. There is one side left, exterior, brick chimney and one rear, rear slope, brick chimney. Windows are original stained glass, 1-light casements. There is a platform/stoop.

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

Description generated by RuskinARC.