148-150 N Austin Blvd Oak Park, Illinois USA

148-150 N Austin Blvd

Construction date: documented 1923*

Architect:

Robert L. Kane

Builder:

Anderson and Cowie

Style:

Apartment/multi-unit complex, Classical Revival

Significant Owner(s):

Thomas Thompson

 

Status of Historic Designation:

Designated at National level : Ridgeland/Oak Park Historic District 1983
Designated at Local level : Ridgeland/Oak Park 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 1923. The structural system is masonry. Exterior walls are original brick and original copper. Front and south walls are red face brick. South and rear walls are common brick. The building has a flat with parapet roof clad in original copper with parapet walls and three mansard dormers. Three copper mansard roofs along front and north parapet walls. Windows are original wood, 4/1 double-hung sashes. Original wood doors with multi-paned glazing and limestone surrounds are at grade level.

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

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