324 N Oak Park Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

First United Methodist Church

Construction date: documented 1923*

Current name:

First United Methodist Church


Tallmadge and Watson


Church, Gothic Revival.

Attached school is Tudor Revival based on use of exposed timber structure and stucco infill

Historical Summary:

See attached Historic Landmark nomination report


Status of Historic Designation:

Designated at National level : Frank Lloyd Wright-Prairie School of Architecture
Designated at Local level : Oak Park Historic Landmark, 2005

Rating or Rank:


Evaluation of Potential Eligibility:

Potentially eligible as a contributing resource

Architectural Description:

This is a 2-story church in the Gothic Revival style built in 1923. The structural system is steel frame. The foundation is poured concrete. Exterior walls are original limestone. The building has a cross gable roof clad in original slate. Windows are original stained glass fixed.

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

Description generated by RuskinARC.