118 Wesley Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

W. P. Winslow House

Construction date: documented 1895*

Architect:

Eben E. Roberts

Style:

Queen anne, Queen Anne.

Multiple one and two-story bays; decorative sunburst pattern above front and side gable windows

Significant Owner(s):

W. P. Winslow

 

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 2.5-story single-family residence in the Queen Anne style built in 1895. 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. Front, north and south-facing gables around a central high hip roof. There is one side right, side slope, brick chimney. Windows are replacement wood, 1/1 double-hung sashes. Stained glass transom windows above picture windows on front 1st floor and 2nd-floor bay. There is a single-story, full-width open porch characterized by a hip-and-gable roof clad in asphalt shingles with square wood posts. Wood posts extend to ground. There is a 1 and 2-story, rear, frame addition.

* Date source: Steiner Index

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