121 Wesley Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

121 Wesley Ave

Construction date: approximate 1892*

Style:

Queen anne, Shingle

Historical Summary:

House appears on 1895 Sanborn Fire Insurance map

 

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 Shingle style built ca. 1892. The structural system is frame. The foundation is stone. Exterior walls are original wood clapboard and original wood shingles. Staggered shingles on second floor and in all three gables. The building has a cross gable roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles with eave returns. Third floor side gables extend out above two-story bays. There is one side left, side slope, brick chimney. Windows are historic wood, 1/1 double-hung sashes. There is a single-story, wrap-around open porch characterized by a hip roof clad in asphalt shingles with ionic wood posts on square stone piers. Porch is partially screened.

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

Description generated by RuskinARC.