209 Wesley Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

209 Wesley Ave

Construction date: approximate 1890*

Style:

Gable front, Queen Anne

 

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 ca. 1890. The structural system is frame. The foundation is stone. Exterior walls are original wood clapboard and original wood shingles. The building has a high front gable roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles and one gabled dormer. Three-story side bay with pedimented gable end. There is one center, straddle ridge, brick chimney. Windows are historic wood, 1/1 double-hung sashes. 6-over-1 double-hung windows on side porch. There is a single-story, single-bay open porch characterized by a gabled roof clad in asphalt shingles with square wood posts.

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

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