811 S Ridgeland Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

811 S Ridgeland Ave

Construction date: documented 1907*


Frank O. DeMoney


S. T. Gunderson & Sons


S. T. Gunderson & Sons


Foursquare, Craftsman

Historical Summary:

811 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 artificial siding. Front facade has been covered with siding, leaving original stucco on north and south sides exposed. The building has a gable roof clad in asphalt shingles with box cornice and exposed rafters and brackets and one gabled dormer. One large front-facing gabled dormer. There is one rear chimney. Windows are original wood, 8/8 double-hung sashes. Bay located on south side of house. Dormer windows are 2 over 1 and porch appears to have awning windows with 6 panes. There is a single-story, full-width enclosed porch characterized by a low sloped hip roof roof clad in asphalt shingles with rectangular paneled wood posts.

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

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