432 N Kenilworth Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

Charles E. Matthews House

Construction date: documented 1909*


Tallmadge and Watson


Guy & McClintock


Prairie, Prairie School

Significant Owner(s):

Charles E. Matthews


Status of Historic Designation:

Designated at National level : Frank Lloyd Wright-Prairie School of Architecture
Designated at Local level : Historic Landmark, 2011

Rating or Rank:


Evaluation of Potential Eligibility:

Potentially eligible as a contributing resource

Architectural Description:

This is a 2-story single-family residence in the Prairie School style built in 1909. The structural system is frame/stucco. Exterior walls are original stucco. Decorative wood banding and trim. The building has a hip with flat center roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles. There is one side right, exterior, stuccoed chimney. Windows are original wood, 1/1 double-hung sashes. Also wood and art glass casement windows. There is a platform/stoop. Entry door centered in two-story gabled stucco surround with art glass sidelights and peaked art glass lights above.

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

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