1033 South Blvd Oak Park, Illinois USA

Boulevard Arcade Building

Construction date: documented 1906*

Architect:

Eben E. Roberts

Builder:

Harper and Butendorff

Style:

Commercial building, 20th Century Commercial

Historical Summary:

Second floor was constructed by John Braeske in 1922 and designed by architect Arthur Jacobs. See attached Historic Landmark nomination report.

Significant Owner(s):

Charles Anderson

 

Status of Historic Designation:

Designated at Local level : Oak Park Historic Landmark, 2007

Evaluation of Potential Eligibility:

Individually eligible

Architectural Description:

This is a 2-story office building in the 20th Century Commercial style built in 1906. The structural system is masonry. The foundation is poured concrete. Exterior walls are original brick. Storefront systems with original cast iron columns. The building has a mansard roof clad in replacement clay tiles with parapet walls. Windows are replacement aluminum clad wood, 1/1 double-hung sashes.

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

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