230 N Austin Blvd Oak Park, Illinois USA

230 N Austin Blvd

Construction date: approximate 1890*


Queen anne, Queen Anne.

Round tower in northeast corner with conical roof and decorative swag detail.


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:


Evaluation of Potential Eligibility:

Potentially eligible as a contributing resource

Architectural Description:

This is a 2.5-story single-family residence in the Queen Anne style built ca. 1890. The building is rectangular in plan. The structural system is frame. The foundation is stone. Exterior walls are replacement aluminum siding and replacement asphalt shingles. The building has a high hip roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles and two gabled dormers. Front and south-facing gabled dormers. Conical tower in northeast corner. There is one side left, side slope, brick chimney. Windows are historic wood, 1/1 double-hung sashes. There is a single-story, three-quarter open porch characterized by a shed roof clad in asphalt shingles with square wood posts. Porch alterations include wood posts and metal railings.

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

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