829 S Ridgeland Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

829 S Ridgeland Ave

Construction date: documented 1907*


Frank O. DeMoney


S. T. Gunderson & Sons


S. T. Gunderson & Sons


Foursquare, Craftsman

Historical Summary:

829 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 structural system is box frame. The foundation is stone. Exterior walls are modern vinyl siding. The building has a high hip roof clad in modern asphalt shingles with box cornice and three hip-roofed dormers. Front, north and south-facing hip-roofed dormers. There is one rear chimney. Windows are original wood, 6/1 double-hung sashes. The south bay has clear glass with geometric patterns. The windows beside the entry is of clear glass with geometric patterns. There is a single-story, full-width enclosed porch characterized by a shed with gable roof clad in asphalt shingles. The porch has a shed roof with a central pediment. The gable of the front porch was possibly added later.

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

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