216 N Austin Blvd Oak Park, Illinois USA

216 N Austin Blvd

Construction date: documented 1904*

Builder:

Albert Anderson

Style:

Foursquare, Craftsman.

Two-story wood bay on north side.

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:

Contributing

Evaluation of Potential Eligibility:

Potentially eligible as a contributing resource

Architectural Description:

This is a 2.5-story single-family residence in the Craftsman style built in 1904. The structural system is masonry. Exterior walls are original brick. The building has a medium hip roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles and one shed-roofed dormer. Front-facing shed-roofed dormer with gabled center. There is one side left, side slope, brick chimney. Windows are original wood, 1/1 double-hung sashes. There is a single-story, full-width open porch characterized by a hip roof clad in asphalt shingles with l-shaped brick posts.

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

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