470-492 N Austin Blvd Oak Park, Illinois USA

470-492 N Austin Blvd

Construction date: documented 1923*

Current name:

Ontario Court


Abraham L. Himmelblau


Mayer, Kadishuwitz & Buchel


Apartment/multi-unit complex, Italian Renaissance.

Prominent masonry base, limestone trim and quoins at the corners, brick parapets with limestone coping.

Significant Owner(s):

Louis Siegel


Status of Historic Designation:

Designated at National level : Ridgeland/Oak Park Historic District 1983
Designated at Local level : Ridgeland/Oak Park Historic District 1994

Rating or Rank:


Evaluation of Potential Eligibility:

Potentially eligible as a contributing resource

Architectural Description:

This is a 3.5-story apartment building in the Italian Renaissance style built in 1923. The structural system is masonry. The foundation is poured concrete. Exterior walls are original brick and original stone. The building has a flat roof with parapet walls. Windows are original wood, 6/1 double-hung sashes. Multiple entries along Ontario Street and within courtyard facing Austin Blvd. include original multi-light wood doors with sidelights.

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

Description generated by RuskinARC.