517 N Euclid Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

W. G. Adams House

Construction date: documented 1898*


Henry G. Fiddelke


Queen anne, Queen Anne

Significant Owner(s):

W.G. Adams


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 2.5-story single-family residence in the Queen Anne style built in 1898. The structural system is frame. The foundation is stone. Exterior walls are original wood clapboard and original wood shingles. Wood banding and trim with fretwork. The building has a hipped gable roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles with flared eaves with eave returns and brackets and dentils and four gabled with dentils dormers. There is one side left, straddle ridge, brick chimney. Windows are original wood, 1/1 double-hung sashes. Palladian and arched windows with diamond panes. There is a single-story, full-width open porch characterized by a hip-and-gable roof clad in asphalt shingles with round wood posts. South end of porch roof is curved.

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

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