260 Lake St Oak Park, Illinois USA

Gilchrist & Sons Plumbing

Construction date: documented 1957*

Current name:

Gilchrist & Sons Plumbing


Gunnar Thoreson


John R. Gilchrist


Modern, Vernacular

Significant Owner(s):

John R. Gilchrist


Status of Historic Designation:

Designated at National level : Ridgeland/Oak Park National Register District 1983
Designated at Local level : Ridgeland/Oak Park Historic District 1994

Rating or Rank:


Evaluation of Potential Eligibility:

Not eligible / non-contributing

Architectural Description:

This is a 2-story commercial building in the Vernacular style built in 1957. The building is l in plan. The structural system is masonry. Exterior walls are original brick and modern vinyl siding. The building has a flat roof. There is one center, flat roof, brick chimney. Windows are replacement vinyl, 1-light sliding. Glass block windows on first floor. Entry door at grade. Garage door at grade.

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

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