615 N Oak Park Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

W. G. Jones Residence

Construction date: documented 1907*

Builder:

H. H. Spear

Style:

Foursquare, Prairie School

Historical Summary:

Listed in Hasbrouck-Sprague Survey.

Significant Owner(s):

W. G. Jones

 

Status of Historic Designation:

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

Rating or Rank:

Contributing

Evaluation of Potential Eligibility:

Potentially eligible as a contributing resource

Architectural Description:

This is a 2.5-story single-family residence in the Prairie School style built in 1907. The structural system is frame. The foundation is brick. Exterior walls are wood siding. Horizontal wood belt course trim just above 1st floor. Wood siding below the belt course trim is narrower than the wood siding above the belt course trim. The building has a hip roof clad in asphalt shingles with wide eaves. Windows are casements. Art glass in one window facing street. Historic wood storm windows. There is a single-story, full-span open porch characterized by a hip roof clad in asphalt shingles with square brick posts. Copper column capitals on top of porch piers stamped with Sullivanesque organic ornament.

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

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