241-245 S East Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

Stearns Flats

Construction date: documented 1903*

Builder:

Henry Hogans

Style:

Apartment/multi-unit complex, Italianate

Historical Summary:

Stearns Flats development also includes 608-612 Randolph

Significant Owner(s):

Henry Hogans

 

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-story apartment building in the Italianate style built in 1903. The structural system is masonry. The foundation is stone. Exterior walls are original brick. Limestone window sills and trim. The building has a flat with parapet roof with decorative cornice and brackets and dentils. Windows are historic wood, 9/1 double-hung sashes. 2-over-1 on first floor and 9-over-1 on second floor. There is a two-story, full-width open porch characterized by a flat roof with paired square wood posts on square brick piers.

* Date source: Historic Photo, Chicago Tribune 5-Oct-1904

Description generated by RuskinARC.