228 Forest Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

Joseph D. Everett House

Construction date: documented 1888*


Wilson, Marble and Lamson


Queen anne, Queen Anne

Historical Summary:

See attached Historic Landmark nomination report

Significant Owner(s):

Joseph D. Everett


Status of Historic Designation:

Designated at National level : Frank Lloyd Wright-Prairie School of Architecture
Designated at Local level : Historic Landmark, 2010

Rating or Rank:


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 built in 1888. The structural system is frame. The foundation is stone. Exterior walls are original wood clapboard and original wood shingles. Wood banding and trim, brackets between front gable windows. The building has a hip and gable roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles and decorative bargeboard. Conical turret in northwest corner. There is one center, straddle ridge, brick chimney and one side right, side slope, brick chimney. Windows are historic wood, 1/1 double-hung sashes. Multi-paned transom windows. There is a single-story, wrap-around open porch characterized by a hip-and-gable roof clad in asphalt shingles with turned wood posts. There is a two-story, side, frame addition. Addition designed by Eben E. Roberts.

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

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