120 Lake St Oak Park, Illinois USA

120 Lake St

Construction date: documented 1895*


Two-flat, Queen Anne

Historical Summary:

The 1895 Sanborn Fire Insurance map states "being built". In 2003 a 2-1/2 story EIFS-clad addition was added on the east with a rear connection, creating a condominium association.


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:


Evaluation of Potential Eligibility:

Potentially eligible as a contributing resource

Architectural Description:

This is a 2-story single-family residence in the Queen Anne style built in 1895. The structural system is masonry. The foundation is brick. Exterior walls are original stone and original brick. Rusticated limestone facade with brick side and rear walls. The building has a flat with parapet roof and decorative cornice. Windows are replacement wood, 1-light fixed. Also square and arched transom windows and double-hung windows. There is a single-story, partial-width open porch characterized by a hip roof clad in asphalt shingles with square wood posts on side walls stone piers. There is a two-story, rear and east side, frame and eifs addition.

* Date source: 1895 Sanborn Fire Insurance map

Description generated by RuskinARC.