440-448 N Austin Blvd Oak Park, Illinois USA

440-448 N Austin Blvd

Construction date: documented 1915*

Builder:

Johnson Brothers

Style:

Apartment/multi-unit complex, Craftsman

Significant Owner(s):

Johnson Brothers

 

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:

Contributing

Evaluation of Potential Eligibility:

Potentially eligible as a contributing resource

Architectural Description:

This is a 3.5-story apartment building in the Craftsman style built in 1915. The structural system is masonry. Exterior walls are original brick and original terracotta. The building has a low hip roof clad in original clay tiles and brackets and four gabled dormers. Gable-front bays face Austin and the courtyard. Windows are replacement vinyl, 6/1 double-hung sashes. Basement windows replaced with glass block. Multiple entry doors with terracotta surrounds are at grade within the courtyard.

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

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