408-410 S Austin Blvd Oak Park, Illinois USA

Poley Building

Construction date: documented 1928*

Current name:

Parkview West Condominiums

Architect:

Charles Kristen

Builder:

John Lind

Style:

Apartment/multi-unit complex, Tudor Revival

Historical Summary:

See attached Historic Landmark nomination report

Significant Owner(s):

Charles Poley

 

Status of Historic Designation:

Designated at Local level : Historic Landmark, 2004

Evaluation of Potential Eligibility:

Individually eligible

Architectural Description:

This is a 4-story apartment building in the Tudor Revival style built in 1928. The structural system is masonry. Exterior walls are original brick and original limestone. The building has a flat roof with parapet walls and decorative bargeboard. There are two front, straddle parapet, brick chimneys. Decorative chimney pots. Windows are original steel, 8-light casements. Paired casement windows with 4-light transom windows; paired diamond pane casement windows and arched diamond pane windows flanking entry door. Single wood entry door in arched opening at grade within limestone surround.

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

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