623 N Oak Park Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

623 N Oak Park Ave

Construction date: approximate 1895*

Style:

Gable front, Queen Anne, Tudor Revival.

Exterior is much altered. Frank Lloyd Wright-Prairie School of Architecture Historic District Architectural Survey, Diane Laffin, 2005 states that the style should be called "Eclectic."

 

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 Queen Anne style with Tudor Revival influences built ca. 1895. The structural system is frame. The foundation is brick. Exterior walls are stucco. 3rd floor stucco has false half timbering. Projecting wedge-shaped angular bay at 3rd floor in front facade. The building has a gable roof clad in asphalt shingles. Windows are replacement vinyl double-hung sashes. False muntin patterns. False fixed shutters on front and side windows. There is a single-story, partial-width stoop. Classical surround with segmental arched pediment above front door. Classical surround with segmental arched pediment above front door.

* Date source: Frank Lloyd Wright-Prairie School of Architecture Historic District Architectural Survey, Diane Laffin, 2005

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