805 S Ridgeland Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

805 S Ridgeland Ave

Construction date: documented 1907*


Frank O. DeMoney


S. T. Gunderson & Sons


S. T. Gunderson & Sons


Foursquare, Craftsman

Historical Summary:

805 S Ridgeland Ave (originally S 64th Ave) is a contributing building within the Gunderson Historic District. It was designed by Frank O. DeMoney and built by developer S. T. Gunderson & Sons in 1907.


Status of Historic Designation:

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

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Architectural Description:

This is a 2.5-story single-family residence in the Craftsman style built in 1907. The building is rectangular in plan. The structural system is box frame. The foundation is stone. Exterior walls are modern vinyl siding. The building has a gable roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles with flared eaves and three gabled dormers. Front, north and south-facing gabled pedimented dormers. There is one rear, brick chimney. Windows are modern aluminum, 1/1 double-hung sashes. Original windows replaced. Apposing bay windows on second and first floor of front facade. Bay on south exterior. There is a single-story, full-width open porch characterized by a flat roof with square wood posts on square wood piers. Three ionic columns .

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

Description generated by RuskinARC.