224 N Austin Blvd Oak Park, Illinois USA

224 N Austin Blvd

Construction date: documented 1914*

Builder:

A. Kahn

Style:

Two-flat, Craftsman.

Large two-story bay on front which terminates below the eaves. Two and one-half story bay on north side.

Significant Owner(s):

A. Kahn

 

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:

Contributing

Evaluation of Potential Eligibility:

Potentially eligible as a contributing resource

Architectural Description:

This is a 2.5-story multi-family residence in the Craftsman style built in 1914. The structural system is masonry. Exterior walls are original brick. The building has a high hip roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles with flared eaves and two hip-roofed dormers. Front and north-facing hip-roofed dormers with flared eaves. There is one rear, side slope, brick chimney. Windows are original wood, 6/1 double-hung sashes. Also 8-over-1 and 10-over-1 double-hung windows. There is a single-story, partial-width open porch characterized by a flat roof with square brick posts. Entry door and flanking sidelights with glazing.

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

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