226 N Austin Blvd Oak Park, Illinois USA

226 N Austin Blvd

Construction date: documented 1904*


Eden & Forno


Foursquare, Colonial Revival, Craftsman

Significant Owner(s):

W. P. Gunthorp


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 Colonial Revival style with Craftsman influences built in 1904. The building is square in plan. The structural system is masonry. Exterior walls are original brick. The building has a high hip roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles and three gabled dormers. Front, north and south-facing gabled dormers. There is one side left, straddle ridge, brick chimney. Windows are original wood, 1/1 double-hung sashes. Aluminum storm windows. There is a single-story, full-width open porch characterized by a hip roof clad in asphalt shingles with square brick posts. Entry door with sidelight.

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

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