315 S East Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

Townsend House

Construction date: documented 1891*

Architect:

Patton and Fisher

Style:

Queen anne, Queen Anne

Significant Owner(s):

Townsend

 

Status of Historic Designation:

Designated at National level : Ridgland/Oak Park Historic 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 2.5-story single-family residence in the Queen Anne style built in 1891. The structural system is frame. The foundation is stone. Exterior walls are original wood clapboard and original wood shingles. The building has a hip and gable roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles. Two three-story bays are topped by gabled dormers. Corner bellcast turret. There is one rear, side slope, brick chimney. Windows are historic wood, 1/1 double-hung sashes. There is a single-story, full-width open porch characterized by a hip roof clad in asphalt shingles with doric wood posts.

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

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