163 N Ridgeland Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

Basics
Resource Category:
Building
Resource Type:
Single-family residence
Location
Address:
163 N Ridgeland Ave
City:
Oak Park
County:
Cook
State/Province/Region:
Illinois
Zip/Postal Code:
60302
Country:
USA
Other Address or Location Information:
Parcel/Tax number or land unit:
Local place name:
Setting/Landscape/Site Features:
Acreage, parcel, land unit size:
Quad/Map name and date:
Date
Township/Range/Section:
/ /
Visible from Public Road?
Yes
Historical Information
Historic name:
Current name:
Construction Date (range/estimated):
1900-1909
Construction Date Certainty:
approximate
Known Construction Date:
1900
Source for Known Construction Date:
Village of Oak Park building permit archives.
Architect/Designer:
Developer:
Builder:
Significant Owner(s):
Historical Summary:
163 N Ridgeland Ave (originally N 64th Ave) is a contributing building within the Frank Lloyd Wright-Prairie School of Architecture Historic District. It was built ca. 1900.
Extant Status:
Not Demolished
Architectural Style and Form
Plan/Footprint Shape:
rectangular
Building Form or Plan Type (core plan):
Side Gable
Style, Primary:
Colonial Revival
Style, Secondary:
Notes on architectural style, form, distinguishing features:
Architectural Elements and Features
Number of Stories:
2.5
Bays:
Structural System:
frame
Foundation:
Stone
Basement:
full
Building Size:
Square footage/meters:
Roof Configuration:
Gable
Roof Material
replacement asphalt shingles
Roof remarks/description:
Eave Type:
Eave Ornamentation:
Dormer Count:
Dormer Configuration:
Exterior Wall Material (primary):
original Wood Clapboard
Exterior Wall Material (secondary):
Notes on exterior materials:
Principal Windows::
replacement
Window Panes/Lights:
Window Type:
double-hung sashes
Window remarks:
Chimney remarks/description:
Chimney Count (first):
Chimney Placement 1:
Chimney Count (second):
Chimney Placement 2:
Porch description, characteristics, details:
The porch is single-story with a front gable supported by doric columns with ionic capitals. The eave is ornamented with carved modillions.
Porch Height, Stories:
single-story
Porch Configuration:
single-bay central
Porch Type:
open porch
Porch Roof Shape:
gabled
Porch Roof Material:
asphalt shingles
Porch Columns/Posts (upper or only):
Porch Piers (lower):
round wood piers
Primary entryway:
Function and Use
Historic Function:
Domestic: Single Dwelling
Present Function:
Domestic: Single Dwelling
Function remarks:
Listed, Designated, or Protected Status
Status Code:
Listed at the national level?
Individually Listed: No
Contributes to a District: Yes
Landmark: No
Date, name, remarks:
Frank Lloyd Wright-Prairie School of Architecture Historic District
Designated at State/Province level?
Individually Listed: No
Contributes to a District: No
Landmark: No
Date, name, remarks:
Designated Locally?
Individually Listed: No
Contributes to a District: Yes
Landmark: No
Date, name, remarks:
Frank Lloyd Wright-Prairie School of Architecture Historic District
Protected by ordinance or regulation?:
Yes
Protection status, remarks:
Oak Park Historic Preservation Ordinance
Evaluation of Potential Eligibility
Potentially eligible for historic/heritage designation?
Level of potential eligibility
National
Local
Rating or Rank
Contributing
Recommended as a potential landmark?
Criteria:
Significance and Context
Theme(s)
Period of significance
Significance/Context Remarks
Area(s) of Significance



Ancillary Structures / Outbuildings
Number of ancillary structures / outbuildings:
1
Secondary structure type
garage
Contributing to primary property?
No
Ancillary structures remarks or description:
Modern garage.
Condition and Alterations
Character of modifications:
Little or no modification
General Condition:
Excellent
Moved or Relocated?:
No
Date moved or relocated:
Relocation remarks:
Alterations?
Yes
Date of major alterations:
Nature of alterations:
Replacement windows
Additions?:
No
Date of major additions:
Addition Height:
Addition Placement:
Addition Type:
Nature of additions:
Endangered / Threatened
Endangered by:
Endangered/Threatened remarks:
Recommendations:
Contact:
Tourism / Featured Destination
Open to the public:
No
Contact information, Hours, and Amenities:
For Sale, Rent, or Lease
Property Classification:
Sale status:
Sale remarks:
Owner
Ownership type:
Name of Owner:
Owner Mailing Address:
Legal Description of Property/Comments:
Survey and Recorder
Authorized Resource Number or ID :
Optional Tracking or Sequence Number:
Alternate Resource ID or Key:
Survey Date:
2/27/2007
Surveyed By:
Phil Thomason
Report Name, or Reason for Survey:
Survey and Planning
Level of Survey:
intensive
Sources, References, Bibliography
Previously Surveyed?
Yes
Name of Previous Survey:
1970
Additional Research Recommended?
Other Sources of Information:
General Remarks:
The porch has original fluted columns with terra-cotta capitals. The entrance has an original single-light wood door with flanking leaded-glass windows. At the facade corners are fluted pilasters with missing capitals. There is a gabled dormer with rounded front, clad in shingles. There is a large oval window in the dormer. The side gables are clad in shingle with a Paladian window at the center.
Latitude: 41.8896420294961600
Longitude: -87.7850568662357200
UTM: Zone 16T   434871.0155 mE, 4637821.3562 mN
Datum WGS84

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