134 N Austin Blvd Oak Park, Illinois USA

134 N Austin Blvd

Construction date: approximate 1895

Style:

Queen anne, Queen Anne.

Fishscale shingles in front gable. Wood pilasters and keystone above arched window in front gabled dormer. Brackets in eaves.

 

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 high hip roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles and three multiple dormers. Large front gable, front-facing gabled dormer, and north-facing hip-roofed dormer. There is one rear, straddle ridge, brick chimney. Multiple round metal flues. Windows are historic wood, 1/1 double-hung sashes. Also, arched, transom and multi-paned windows. There is a single-story, full-width open porch characterized by a hip roof clad in asphalt shingles with round wood posts. Columns support a small entablature with dentils. Wood entry door with transom window.

Description generated by RuskinARC.