142 N Austin Blvd Oak Park, Illinois USA

142 N Austin Blvd

Construction date: approximate 1895

Style:

Queen anne, Queen Anne.

Octagonal tower in southeast corner. Multiple cladding materials and patterns, bays and dormers.

 

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 Queen Anne style built ca. 1895. The structural system is frame. The foundation is stone. Exterior walls are original wood clapboard and original wood shingles. The building has a hip and gable roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles and four multiple dormers. Front and south-facing gables. North-facing hip-roofed dormer. Corner turret with conical roof. Windows are historic wood, 1/1 double-hung sashes. Palladian windows in front and south gable. There is a single-story, full-width open porch characterized by a hip roof clad in asphalt shingles with round wood posts. Double wood doors with glazing and transom window. There is a two-story, rear, frame addition. 1 and 2-story rear additions.

Description generated by RuskinARC.