210 Wesley Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

210 Wesley Ave

Construction date: approximate 1891*

Style:

Cross gable, Queen Anne

Historical Summary:

House appears on 1895 Sanborn Fire Insurance map

 

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 single-family residence in the Queen Anne style built ca. 1891. The structural system is frame. The foundation is brick. Exterior walls are original wood clapboard. Half-timbering in sunburst pattern in front gable with diagonal siding. The building has a cross gable roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles and one gabled dormer. There is one center, straddle ridge, brick chimney. Windows are original wood, 1/1 double-hung sashes. There is a single-story, full-width open porch characterized by a hip roof clad in asphalt shingles with doric wood posts on square wood piers. There is a single-story, rear, frame addition.

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

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