636 Fair Oaks Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

Edward B. Kittle House

Construction date: documented 1909*


Tallmadge and Watson


Guy and McClintock


Prairie, Prairie School

Historical Summary:

Designated an Oak Park Historic Landmark on October 6, 2014. See attached report.

Significant Owner(s):

Edward B. Kittle


Status of Historic Designation:

Designated at National level : Frank Lloyd Wright-Prairie School of Architecture
Designated at Local level : Oak Park Historic Landmark, October 6, 2014

Rating or Rank:


Evaluation of Potential Eligibility:

Potentially eligible as a contributing resource

Architectural Description:

This is a 2-story single-family residence in the Prairie School style built in 1909. The building is rectangular in plan. The structural system is frame/stucco. Exterior walls are original stucco. The building has a hip with flat center roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles. There is one side right, exterior, stuccoed chimney. Windows are original wood, multi/1 double-hung sashes. Windows include 8-over-1, 10-over-1, and 12-over-1. There is a single-story, partial-width enclosed porch characterized by a hip roof clad in asphalt shingles with square stuccoed posts.

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

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