317 N Harvey Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

317 N Harvey Ave

Construction date: documented 1905

Builder:

C. A. Perkins & Co.

Style:

Dutch colonial revival, Dutch Colonial Revival.

One-story bay under eaves on north and south. Gambrel gabled dormer on south; shed dormer on north.

Historical Summary:

317 S Harvey Ave was built in 1905 by C. A. Perkins & Co for original owner F. H. Perkins. A frame garage was built in 1924.

Significant Owner(s):

F. H. Perksins

 

Status of Historic Designation:

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

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 Dutch Colonial Revival style built in 1905. The structural system is frame. The foundation is stone. Exterior walls are modern vinyl siding. The building has a gambrel roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles. There is one rear, straddle ridge, brick chimney. Windows are historic wood, 1/1 double-hung sashes. Palladian window with arched sunburst muntin pattern in center of gable. There is a single-story, full-width open porch characterized by a hip roof clad in asphalt shingles with round wood posts.

Description generated by RuskinARC.