163 N Ridgeland Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

163 N Ridgeland Ave

Construction date: approximate 1900*

Style:

Side gable, Colonial Revival

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.

 

Status of Historic Designation:

Designated at National level : Frank Lloyd Wright-Prairie School of Architecture Historic District
Designated at Local level : Frank Lloyd Wright-Prairie School of Architecture Historic District

Rating or Rank:

Contributing

Architectural Description:

This is a 2.5-story single-family residence in the Colonial Revival style built ca. 1900. The structural system is frame. The foundation is stone. Exterior walls are original wood clapboard. The building has a gable roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles. Windows are replacement double-hung sashes. There is a single-story, single-bay central open porch characterized by a gabled roof clad in asphalt shingles on round wood piers. The porch is single-story with a front gable supported by doric columns with ionic capitals. The eave is ornamented with carved modillions.

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

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