16-24 N Austin Blvd Oak Park, Illinois USA

16-24 N Austin Blvd

Construction date: documented 1922*

Architect:

Abraham L. Himmelblau

Builder:

Harry Eaton

Style:

Apartment/multi-unit complex, Italian Renaissance.

Limestone quoins at front bay corners and surrounding entry doors. Limestone trim and arched parapet walls.

Significant Owner(s):

Abraham L. Himmelblau

 

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 Italian Renaissance style built in 1922. The structural system is masonry. Exterior walls are original brick and original stone. The building has a flat with parapet roof with parapet walls. Windows are replacement vinyl, 3/1 double-hung sashes. 373 windows replaced in 2009. Principal entry door within courtyard facing the street.

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

Description generated by RuskinARC.