815 S Ridgeland Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

815 S Ridgeland Ave

Construction date: documented 1907*


Frank O. DeMoney


S. T. Gunderson & Sons


S. T. Gunderson & Sons


Foursquare, Craftsman

Historical Summary:

815 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, 3-bay 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 high hip roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles with box cornice and three hip-roofed dormers. Front, north and south-facing hip-roofed dormers. There is center, rear slope, round metal flue and one rear, brick chimney. Windows are original wood, 5/1 double-hung sashes. Front original wood gable 3 over 3 window appears to have new storm window installed in front of original window. Second floor has a bay. There is a single-story, full-width enclosed porch characterized by a flat roof with square wood posts.

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

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