206-214 N Austin Blvd Oak Park, Illinois USA

206-214 N Austin Blvd

Construction date: documented 1926*

Architect:

William G. Carnegie

Builder:

Walter Johnson

Style:

Apartment/multi-unit complex, Classical Revival.

Decorative brickwork and terracotta details.

Significant Owner(s):

Walter Johnson

 

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 3.5-story apartment building in the Classical Revival style built in 1926. The structural system is masonry. Exterior walls are original brick and original terracotta. Street and courtyard has yellow face brick. Side and rear walls are common brick. The building has a flat with parapet roof with parapet walls. There is one rear, exterior, brick chimney. Windows are original wood, 6/1 double-hung sashes. Side and rear windows are 1-over-1 vinyl double-hung windows. Original wood entry doors and sidelights with glazing and terracotta surrounds are at grade level within the courtyard.

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

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