108-118 S East Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

The Quadrangle Apartments

Construction date: documented 1902*

Architect:

Eben E. Roberts

Style:

Apartment/multi-unit complex, Tudor Revival

Historical Summary:

The Quadrangle Apartments include three buildings around a courtyard - 108-110 S East Ave, 112-114 S East Ave, and 116-118 S East Ave.

Significant Owner(s):

Luther Conant

 

Status of Historic Designation:

Designated at National level : Ridgeland/Oak Park National Register 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 4-story apartment building in the Tudor Revival style built in 1902. The structural system is masonry. Exterior walls are original brick and original stucco. Decorative wood banding and trim, limestone window sills. The building has a gambrel roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles and brackets and two gabled dormers. Each building has two 4-story bays with gabled roofs. Parapet walls with tile coping. There is one center, front slope, brick chimney. Each building has one brick chimney. Windows are original wood, 1/1 casements. Casements have multi-paned transom windows. Also wood double-hung windows. There is a single-bay recessed porch characterized by a flat canopy roof clad in wood. Original wood doors with beveled glass windows at grade.

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

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