625 N Oak Park Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

625 N Oak Park Ave

Construction date: documented 1909*

Architect:

Tallmadge and Watson

Builder:

William A. Pillinger

Style:

Foursquare, Prairie School

Historical Summary:

The design is attributed to Tallmadge and Watson

Significant Owner(s):

Mrs. McCauley

 

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 1909. The structural system is frame. The foundation is poured concrete. Exterior walls are stucco. The building has a hip roof clad in asphalt shingles with wide eaves. Stucco soffits. Large hipped roof dormer on 3rd floor facing street. Windows are wood, 1/1 double-hung sashes. Some art glass casements. There is a single-story, full-span open porch characterized by a flat roof with square stuccoed posts. The stucco piers extend through the porch roof and terminate in wood capped capitals. Roof above porch has stucco guard rail all around. Second entrance from front to right of front porch.

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

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