115 Wesley Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

115 Wesley Ave

Construction date: documented 1882*


Queen anne, Queen Anne.

Decorative wood patterns in front gables; dentils in south gable


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:


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 1882. The structural system is frame. The foundation is stone. Exterior walls are modern fiber cement board siding and original wood shingles. Siding installed over original wood clapboard in 2004. The building has a cross gable roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles and one gabled dormer. Front dormer offsets larger gable. There is one side left, front slope, brick chimney. Decorative brick corbeling. Windows are historic wood, 1/1 double-hung sashes. There is a two-story, full-width open porch characterized by a hip roof clad in asphalt shingles with round wood posts on side walls fiber cement board-clad piers. Porch likely an early 20th-century addition. There is a two-story, rear, frame addition. Screen Porch, possibly other rear additions.

* Date source: property owner

Description generated by RuskinARC.