818 S Elmwood Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

William and Hannah Vallins House

Construction date: documented 1915*


T. A. Holm


Foursquare, Craftsman.

First floor bay window on south.

Significant Owner(s):

T. A. Holm


Status of Historic Designation:

Designated at National level : Gunderson National Register Historic District 2002
Designated at Local level : Gunderson Historic District 2002

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 Craftsman style built in 1915. The structural system is frame. The foundation is stone. Exterior walls are original wood siding and original wood shingles. Wood banding and trim. The building has a high hip roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles with flared eaves and three hip-roofed dormers. Front, north and south-facing hip-roofed dormers with flared eaves. Windows are original wood, Diamond pattern/1 double-hung sashes. Casement windows on front porch. There is a single-story, full-width enclosed porch characterized by a hip roof clad in asphalt shingles with round wood posts on rectangular wood siding-clad piers. Three Doric columns set on the low porch wall support the porch roof and entablature. There is a single-story, rear, frame addition.

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

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