629 Fair Oaks Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

Charles W. Helder House

Construction date: documented 1906*


Charles E. White, Jr.


Wolf and Gray


Prairie, Prairie School

Historical Summary:

See attached Historic Landmark nomination report

Significant Owner(s):

Charles W. Helder


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 1906. The structural system is frame/stucco. Exterior walls are original stucco. The building has a hip roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles. There is one center, front slope, stuccoed chimney. Windows are original wood, Geometric pattern-light casements. There is a single-bay platform/stoop. Original screen porch centered on the front is now enclosed with wood casement windows.

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

Description generated by RuskinARC.