300 N Euclid Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

George Maher House

Construction date: documented 1905*


George Maher


Prairie influenced, Prairie School

Historical Summary:

300 N Euclid Ave was designed by George Maher for original owner Herman W. Mallen. The building was restored between 2006 and 2016, including removal of mid-century brick cladding, restoration of the original stucco cladding, restoration of the front porch and landing, and incorporation of a fence, retaining wall, and more appropriate color scheme. The property was presented with an award for restoration by the Historic Preservation Commission in 2017. (Previously recorded as 300-304 N Euclid.)

Significant Owner(s):

Herman W. Mallen


Status of Historic Designation:

Designated at National level : Frank Lloyd Wright-Prairie School of Architecture 1973
Designated at Local level : Frank Lloyd Wright-Prairie School of Architecture 1972

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 1905. The building is rectangular in plan. The structural system is masonry. The foundation is stone. Exterior walls are original stucco. The building has a hip roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles. There is one side left, exterior, brick chimney and one rear, exterior, brick chimney. Windows are original wood, 1/1 double-hung sashes. Also art glass casement windows. There is a platform/stoop on side walls stuccoed piers. Side entry porch.

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

Description generated by RuskinARC.